Blast heard in Brussels street where EU institutions are located was controlled – police

Emergency personnel are seen at the scene of a blast outside a metro station in Brussels, in this still image taken from video on March 22, 2016 © Reuters TV
An explosion has been reported on the Brussels street where European Union institutions are located. The blast was sanctioned by the bomb disposal experts who are working at the site, police said.

A correspondent for RTBF previously reported that "they've got confirmation that there was a blast but it is not a new attack, mine disposal experts are clearing the area around Maalbeek station."

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