UPDATE: At Least 34 Dead, More than 180 Injured in Brussels Terrorist Attack; ISIS Claims Responsibility

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UPDATE: ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks which thus far have claimed a reported 34 lives and injured 180 more. The attacks were coordinated, just like the Paris attacks were, with two bombings at the  Zaventem Airport and a third bombing at the Maelbeek train station located near the European Union headquarters.

UPDATE: Another explosion near the Rue de la Loi.

UPDATE: Armed police stop 2 people at gunpoint outside Brussels North station.

UPDATE: (Caution) Video of inside the subway at the moment of the explosion.

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UPDATE: At least 23 have been killed and dozens of injured between the two attacks.

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UPDATE: The European Union has cancelled all meetings today and Airports and Metros across Europe have tightened security.

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UPDATE: Belgian public broadcaster VRT are now reporting 13 dead and 35 severly injured from just the Airport attack.

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UPDATE: The airport attack was a suicide attack. (VRT Belgium Media) and Paris has tighten up their security to the highest level.

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UPDATE: There are now reports of explosions in downtown Brussels. This new explosion has happened outside a Metro station. Belgium is now on their highest possible terror alert.

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YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem/Photos: Media Resource Group

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UPDATE: Two sources from Belgium media have reported upwards of 11 dead and many more injured. Also there is an unconfirmed report that one of the blasts happened at the American Airlines check-in counter.

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UPDATE: Unconfirmed reports that shots were fired and Arabic shouts were heard just before the explosions happened.

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There are confirmed reports of two explosions at the airport in Brussels, Belgium, according to Sky NEWS.

It’s unclear at this point what caused the explosions, or if they’re related to terrorism.

Confirmed from Belgium news agency that there is 1 dead and several injured.

The airport is being evacuated, passengers were directed to the runways and all flights have been grounded.

They are telling people DO NOT go to the airport.

This comes just 4 days after twenty-six-year-old Salah Abdeslam, a Belgian-born French citizen, was captured by authorities in the Brussels suburb of Molenbeek after a shootout with police.

This story is developing.

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Kristina Hall
Kristina Hall
Kris is a wife, mother and grandmother. After 12 years in the car industry, she decided to leave in 2010 in order to dive into the world of politics. Kris was not, however, interested in politics as usual. She wanted to help make a change and right the wrongs that have been done to our great Republic. She is a defender of the Constitution and wants to do her part in saving the country for future generations. Working for one of the top conservative groups in the country, Kris served in an instrumental role in all the major events that were planned. Her diversity of skills led her to jobs ranging from database management and content creation to company administration and managing merchandise as well as any other hole that needed to be plugged.
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