Brussels resembles post-apocalyptic ghost town as people stay off streets (PHOTOS)

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As the people of Belgium begin to rebuild their lives following Tuesday’s terror attacks, the capital’s solemn atmosphere is clear for all to see.

Pictures of vacant trains and eerily empty streets reflect both the Brussels residents' stunned response to the attacks, and the security measures put in place in their immediate aftermath.

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It comes as no surprise that the few Metro lines running the day after the Maalbeek attacks are almost completely empty.

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The city’s somber and deserted streets reflect a country in mourning.

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