According to numerous reports, a small explosion was heard at a Brussels train station that led to an evacuation of the station and main square. Following the incident, Belgian police were able to neutralize a suspect wearing an explosive belt.
Sounds of gunshots and explosions were heard in the station.
Twee luide ontploffingen in Brussel Cebtraal. Voor mijn neus. Dan snelle knallen na elkaar. pic.twitter.com/FDqVAjgGYg
— Rémy Bonnaffé (@remybonnaffe) June 20, 2017
Per police, there were no other casualties other than the suspect and the situation is now under control.
Belgian Police says a person was "neutralised" by soldiers guarding Brussels Central Station after a small explosion – no other casualties
— Sky News Newsdesk (@SkyNewsBreak) June 20, 2017
Brussels was the site of a deadly terrorist attack in March 2016 that killed more than 30 people and injured over a hundred more. The city has been on high-alert since then, especially with numerous terror incidents occurring in western Europe in recent months.
Watch CNN’s report above.
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