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27 May 2019 | 01:35 PM UTC

Belgium: Operations suspended at Brussels-North rail station due to bomb threat May 27

Belgium News Alert

Police evacuate Brussels-North rail station following bomb threat May 27; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions to be expected over coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/27/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/27/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Brussels). COUNTRY/REGION Brussels North

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Event

Police forces have evacuated the Brussels-North rail station in Brussels as of 15:30 (local time) on Monday, May 27, due tu an ongoing security operation following a bomb threat. Authorities have established a police cordon and restricted road access in the area surrounding the train station. No trains are currently stopping or departing from the station.

A heightened security presence and road closures are to be expected in the affected area over the coming hours. Further details are still emerging.  

Advice

Individuals in the affected area are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area surrounding the train station, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities (security cordons, evacuation orders, etc.).

 

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