Army blows up suspect package at Brussels airport

2016-03-22 15:32
Belgian police secure the area in a Brussels neighbourhood after an anti-terror raid linked to last year's Paris attacks. (Thierry Monasse, AP)

Belgian police secure the area in a Brussels neighbourhood after an anti-terror raid linked to last year's Paris attacks. (Thierry Monasse, AP)

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Brussels - An army team has blown up a suspect package at Brussels airport, an AFP journalist said, amid reports police had found an unexploded suicide vest after two deadly bomb attacks early on Tuesday.

In a statement on Twitter, Belgium's Crisis Centre said army explosives experts would neutralise a suspicious package at Zaventem airport, and shortly afterwards, an AFP journalist heard the explosion and saw smoke coming up from the departures hall building.

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