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Brussels airport evacuated, flights diverted after blasts

By Bloomberg
22 Mar 2016   |   10:45 am   |   3m 41s
Two explosions ripped through the Brussels airport departure hall on Tuesday morning, causing deaths and injuries, according to initial Belgian news reports. Passengers said the bombs went off in rapid succession around 8 a.m., the peak check-in hour for morning flights within Europe. Belgian police said there was at least one dead, while VTM news put the toll at 11, citing a local fire department. Bloomberg’s Jones Hayden reports.


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