Two blasts tore through the departures area of Zaventem airport shortly after 08:00 local time (07:00 GMT). Thirteen people have been killed and 35 injured.
An hour later, an explosion hit Maelbeek metro station, close to the EU institutions. The airport and whole transport system have been closed.
The attacks come four days after Salah Abdeslam, the main fugitive in the Paris attacks, was seized in Brussels.
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