U.S. Embassy in Brussels – Security Message for U.S. Citizens

The United States Embassy in Brussels, Belgium has issued the following security message for U.S. Citizens.

Report of Explosions at Zaventem Airport and Maelbeek Metro

Preliminary reports indicate one or more explosive devices have gone off at Zaventem Airport and Maelbeek metro. The U.S. Embassy recommends sheltering in place and avoiding all public transportation. We will update with further information when available.

The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that Belgium is at a threat rating of Level 4, or “serious and imminent attack.” Such events can take place with little or no notice; therefore U.S. citizens are urged to:

  • Be aware of local events
  • Follow local authority instructions
  • Monitor local media further developments
  • Take the appropriate steps to bolster your personal security

Read the full message online here: http://belgium.usembassy.gov/security_messages.html