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Deadly explosions in Brussels airport

Posted at 5:03 AM, Mar 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-22 06:04:41-04
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Media in Brussels say at least 13 people have been killed today in explosions at the international airport and subway system.
 
   Witnesses described the ceiling caving in and blood everywhere after two explosions in the departure hall at the Brussels airport.
 
   All flights were canceled, arriving planes and trains were diverted and Belgium's terror alert level was raised to maximum. Authorities told people in Brussels to stay where they were, bringing the city to a standstill.
 
   European security officials have been braced for a major attack for weeks, and warned that Islamic State was actively preparing. The arrest of Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam in Brussels last week heightened those fears.
 

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