Brussels attacks timeline


Workers at the European Commission attend a minute of silence at the EU Commission headquarters a day after terrorist attack, in Brussels, Belgium, 23 March 2016.

Brussels attacks timeline

Terrorist attacks were carried out on Tuesday 22 March in Brussels, the capital of the European Union this. Explosions at the national airport and the metro station Maelbeek caused 31 dead and 250 injured, according to Belgian authorities. This timeline retraces the events of the bombing and their aftermath.

• 7.45am - Gunfire was heard in the departure hall of the national airport in Zaventem just before two bombs detonated, causing 11 death and about a hundred wounded.
• 8am - The roof of ...

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