Saturday 24 June 2017

EU Commission on lockdown after Brussels terror attacks

A picture taken on March 22, 2016 shows smoke rising from the Maalbeek underground, in Brussels, following a blast at the station close to the capital's European quarter
A picture taken on March 22, 2016 shows smoke rising from the Maalbeek underground, in Brussels, following a blast at the station close to the capital's European quarter

The European Commission locked down its staff after explosions at Brussels airport and at one and possibly two metro stations close to the EU institutions, the vice president in charge of personnel tweeted.

A spokesman for officials working in the European Parliament nearby said the legislature was working normally.

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