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Isis may be main suspects after Brussels bombing, says analyst

The explosions at the airport and metro subway system in Brussels this morning are suspected to be terror attacks.

Belgium authorities have upped the terror threat to the highest level and all public transport has been closed after two explosions detonated in the departure hall of their main airport and another at their Maalbeek Metro Station.

UPDATE: Brussels Airport explosions carried out by suicide bomber

Intelligence consultant, Jeremy Eastman says the threat of terror has been present in Belgium since the Paris Attacks in November 2015 and says more bombs could be imminent.

The situation is unfolding and we don't know if it is going to be a continuation of attacks, as often is the case. It's possible that there could be more incidents, hence the heightened security.

Jeremy Eastman, Red24 consultant

Meanwhile EWN's London correspondent Gavin Grey says European news agencies are reporting that more attacks are on the way.

There are unsubstantiated reports that the airport does have other undetonated devices in it and that's why there is a great uncertain about what is going on.

Gavin Grey, EWN's London correspondent

Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes:

For the latest coverage and news as it unfolds, visit EWN's Brussels live blog feature.


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