Ten Dead in Brussels Metro Station Blast

At least 10 dead have been killed in a rush-hour third explosion at a metro station close to EU Buildings in Brussels on Tuesday.

There was panic all around  after the two explosions at Zaventem Airport, Maalbeek Metro Station, near the EU buildings was hit. AT least 13 people were killed and 35 injured in all the three blasts that occured in Brussels.

Footage of the blast at Maalbeek station showed black smoke pouring from the entrance.

Passengers were evacuated from trains in the tunnels around Maalbeek.

Outside the station, people were being moved on stretchers and others were seen with facial injuries.

The cause of the explosion at the metro station is still unclear.

The cellphone services in Brussels are congested, and not fully functional.

The public transport system has now been closed and the Belgian crisis center recommends for all citizens to stay where they are.

Belgium authorties have raised the threat level to 4 , the highest possible alert level. All schools are closed in Brussels, children already in school are not authorised to leave. The main tribunal, the Palais de Justice, was also evacuated.

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