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.
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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:
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UPDATE — 10:42 a.m. ET: CNN reports that the death toll has risen to 34 with at least 170 wounded:
— CNN (@CNN) March 22, 2016
Watch the above report from CBS News’ Charlie D’Agata.
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