Explosions and gunfire at Brussels Central Train station. Police and military on the scene. Belgian police say a person with an explosive belt has been neutralized at Brussels Central Station. A bomb unit has arrived on scene and police say the situation is under control.
According to a senior Belgian law enforcement official, one suspect was shot by the military. He was ‘seriously injured’ after he was ‘neutralized’.
The suspect was allegedly carrying a backpack and a belt of explosives.
There are no other injuries or casualties.
A person wearing an explosive belt was “neutralized” by soldiers inside the station, media reports say. The station and the city’s main square, the Grand Place, were evacuated.A police spokesman told the agency: “There was an accident at Central Station. There was an explosion around a person. That person was
A police spokesman told the agency: “There was an accident at Central Station. There was an explosion around a person. That person was neutralized by the soldiers that were on the scene.
“At the moment, the police are in numbers at the station and everything is under control.”
Brussels Central Station is one of three main terminals in the city.