Two explosions hit Brussels airport, several injured

10:08, 22 March 2016
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Two explosions were heard at Brussels airport early on Tuesday morning and Belgian media said several people were injured, according to Reuters.

Brussels airport / rtbf.be

The cause of the explosions was not immediately clear. Sky news in London said the blasts had occurred in the departures lounge and cited reports it had occurred near the American Airlines desk, as reported by Reuters.

Belgian media said rail traffic to the airport was suspended.

Meanwhile, an RTBF journalist on the scene quoted firefighters who preliminarily estimate that the blast killed 14 people, while another 25 were injured. 

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