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Brussels airport hit with explosions, 34 dead

Authorities locked down the Belgian capital on Tuesday after explosions rocked the Brussels airport and subway system, killing at least 34 people and injuring many more, according to Belgian media and Belgian transport authorities.


March 22, 2016
By The Associated Press

Belgian Health Minister Maggie de Block said 14 people were killed in twin explosions at the Zaventem Airport near Brussels. She said earlier that 81 people were injured in the airport blasts.

A Brussels subway spokesman says 20 people were killed and 55 injured in an explosion at the Maelbeek train station. | READ MORE