Terrorism

Live feed: Explosions in Brussels shut down trams, metro and buses

brusselsOn Tuesday, CNN reported that multiple blasts in Brussels have killed “multiple” people.  As of this writing 13 are reported killed and 35 others wounded in the attacks.

CNN reported:

Two explosions occurred at the city’s airport. Several people were killed, according to the country’s public broadcaster, RTBF. Initial reports say up to 10 people were killed and more than 30 people were injured.

Another blast at a subway station occurred in the suburb of Maalbeek, near the European quarter, where much of the European Union is based, according to CNN affiliate RTL. All metro stations in the city have been closed, according to the official Twitter account for the city’s transportation agency.

Here’s the kicker:  CNN said, “It’s unclear what caused the blasts, or if they’re related to terrorism.”  The shouts heard in Arabic might be a clue…

Here’s a live feed from Sky News:

Updates will be provided as we get them.

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A 10-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Joe ran for a city council position in Riverside, Calif., in 1991 and managed successful campaigns for the Idaho state legislature. Co-author of "Banned: How Facebook enables militant Islamic jihad," Joe wrote for Examiner.com from 2010 until it closed in 2016 and his work has been published at Newsbusters, Spokane Faith and Values and other sites. He now runs the Conservative Firing Line.

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