Travel Advisory for Belgium

The following was forwarded to the Australia Society Belgium by the Australian Embassy. -
Belgium has been subject to a terrorist attack. Two explosions were reported at Brussels airport (Zaventum) on 22 March. Several people are reported dead and wounded. Flights in and out of the airport have been cancelled. Road and rail connections to the airport have been closed. Belgium has increased its National Threat Level to Level 4 of 4. There are reports of explosions at Maalbeek metro station in the EU district of central Brussels and all Brussels public transport (buses, trams, metro) has been shut down. We recommend you reconsider your need to travel to Belgium at this time. Australians in Brussels should remain attentive to their surroundings, avoid affected areas and follow the instructions of local authorities. More at Smartraveller

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