Terror strikes Belgium's capital Brussels: Latest developments

Several people were killed on Tuesday when two massive explosions rocked the main hall of Brussels Airport.

Updated: Mar 22, 2016, 17:22 PM IST
PlayTerror strikes Belgium's capital Brussels: Latest developments

Brussels:  At least 28 people were killed as two deadly explosions rocked the Zaventem airport and another the main metro station in Belgium's capital Brussels on Tuesday.

- French President Francois Hollande said, 'The whole of Europe has been hit'.

- Top Mulsim body Al-Azhar said Brussels attacks 'violate' Islamic teachings.

- Belgian Prime Minister said Brussels was hit by two "blind, violent and cowardly" attacks. 

- No report of any Indian casualty in Brussels explosions, MEA said.

- Brussels airport attack caused by suicide bomber, Prosecutor said.

- At least 15 dead in Brussels metro blast, 55 wounded. 

- At least 13 dead, 35 injured in Brussels airport blasts.

- Prime Minister Narendra Modi termed the attacks at Brussels airport that left many dead and wounded as "condemnable", saying the news is "disturbing".

- Explosion reported at Brussels' Maalbeek metro station close to EU institutions.

- All metro stations have been closed, reports said.

- Eleven people reported to be killed in twin explosions at Zaventem airport in Belgium's capital Brussels. The explosions were reportedly carried out by a suicide bomber.

- Britain Prime Minister David Cameron expressed shock saying, he was concerned by the events in Brussels. "We will do everything we can to help," he tweeted.

- Belgian Interior Minister says terror level has been raised to maximum level in wake of airport explosions.

- Shots, shouts in Arabic at the Brussels airport before blasts, Belga news agency reported.

- Brussels Airport has cancelled flights and asked people to stay away from airport.

- All airport operations have been suspended until further notice.

- The terror attacks come as the Belgian capital was on a state of high alert following the arrest of Paris terror attack suspect Salah Abdeslam in the city last week.