NYC, London Among Cities That Have Ramped Up Security Following Deadly Belgium Attacks
After explosions rocked an airport and a subway station Tuesday in Belgium killing at least 30 people, law enforcement in cities around the world immediately heightened security for commuter-heavy areas and major transportation hubs. The airport blast in Brussels is confirmed to have been part of a suicide bombing, killing at least 13 people there.
BREAKING: NYPD to ramp up security at mass transit points, bridges & tunnels, and other landmarks following today’s attacks in Brussels.
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An additional 1,600 French police are being deployed to the Belgium-France border according to French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, and the German airport in Frankfurt has ramped up federal police security as well.
The Prime Minister of Belgium Charles Michel identified it as a “blind attack”. This story is developing and we will update this as more information becomes available.
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