Doncaster airport reassures passengers after Brussels terror attack

Bosses at Doncaster Sheffield Airport have reassured passengers after at least 13 people were reportedly killed and dozens injured after two explosions ripped through an airport in Brussels today.

Tuesday, 22nd March 2016, 9:40 am
Updated Tuesday, 22nd March 2016, 10:02 am
Doncaster airport

Steve Gill, managing director of Doncaster Sheffield Airport said: “The safety of our passengers and employees is our number one priority and we continue to be as vigilant as ever in our security measures.”

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The two explosions ripped through Zaventem Airport in Brussels in an apparent suicide attack this morning.

According to reports shots were fired and Arabic shouted before the bomb blasts as a third explosion hit Maalbeek metro station in the city during the morning rush hour.

The country's public broadcaster VRT said there were up to 13 people dead and a further 35 wounded at the airport and at least 10 commuters killed in the underground blast.