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Belgium: Explosions reported at Brussels Central Station June 20

Police evacuate Brussels Central Station following reports of an explosion on June 20; avoid the area

20 Jun 08:32 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 6/20/2017, 12:00 AM until 6/20/2017, 11:59 PM (Europe/Brussels). COUNTRY/REGION Brussels

Event

Belgian police evacuated the Brussels Central Station after an explosion was reported in the station; the station has been closed and all rail traffic has been suspended. Police officials announced shortly after that the situation has been brought under control. Some media sources are reporting that one suspect has been shot by the military. Details are still emerging; avoid the area.

Advice

Individuals in Brussels are advised to monitor the situation and to avoid the area around Central Station until the situation has been fully resolved.

 

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