Brussels Attacks; Death Toll From Metro Blast Reaches 20

The death toll from an explosion, aboard a metro carriage, at Maelbeek station, in Belgium’s capital, Brussels, has risen to 20 people, the city mayor has said.

The mayor of Brussels says 20 people have died, and 106 were injured, in the blast on the metro train, at the city’s Maelbeek metro station.

Yvan Mayeur told a news conference that 17 people were severely injured in the attack.

Public broadcaster VRT says at least 34 people were killed in total, at the metro and the airport.

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