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Brussels explosions: No Indian among casualties

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New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) There is no Indian among the casualties following two massive explosions at Brussels airport in Belgium on Tuesday, the external affairs ministry has confirmed.

“Have spoken to our Ambassador (Manjeev Singh Puri},” external affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said.

“No reports of any Indian casualties,” he added.

Several people were killed when the two explosions devastated the departure area of the Zaventem airport in the Belgian capital on Tuesday morning, triggering panic.

The Belgian fire service told local media there were several dead and wounded in the blasts which were centred at the American Airlines check-in desk, BBC reported.

Belga news agency reported that shots were fired and shouts in Arabic were heard before the two blasts, BBC said.

The airport was hurriedly evacuated and has been closed for flights, BBC said.

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