Brussels attack: no reports of Sri Lankan victims
March 22, 2016 02:54 pm
Sri Lankan mission in Brussels, Belgium says no reports yet of Sri Lankans being victims in the attacks in Brussels.
Two explosions were reported in the departures area of Zaventem airport in Brussels this morning. A metro station in Brussels has also been attacked. Ten reported dead and 30 injured in airport attack.
The blasts come four days after the capture in Brussels of Salah Abdeslam, the main suspect in the Paris attacks in November. Images on social media showed smoke rising from one of the buildings, amid reports of panic as people fled the airport. Rail transport to the facility has been halted and people have been told not to come to the airport.
Update: There were no Sri Lankans in areas attacked in Brussels. Dial 003223445585 or 0032471872745 for inquiries - SL Ambassador in Belgium.