34 Killed, 130+ Injured As Explosions Rock Belgium Airport, Subway Station (UPDATED)


The nation-wide terror alert for Belgium has been risen to level four — its highest — after explosions rocked the airport and one subway station there in the early morning hours Tuesday. Belgium state broadcaster RTBF has reported that the Brussels airport explosion was a suicide bomber.

CNN has reported that at least 26 people have been killed in the attacks.

The blasts come less than a week after Salah Abdeslam, the ringleader of the terrorist attacks in Paris, was captured in a raid in the Molenbeek neighborhood of Brussels.

This story is developing; we will update this as more information becomes available.

UPDATE — 9:08 a.m. ET: CBS News has reported now that the death toll out of Belgium has risen to 30 people with 136 injuries:

UPDATE — 10:42 a.m. ET: CNN reports that the death toll has risen to 34 with at least 170 wounded:


Watch the above report from CBS News’ Charlie D’Agata.

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