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Terror attack-stricken Brussels metro station reopened

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In Brussels, Belgium, Maelbeek metro station, where 16 people died in a terror attack in March, has been reopened on April 25.

BBC reports that a bomb was detonated on board a train leaving the Maelbeek station, close to the European Union institutions, in the morning rush hour on 22 March.

The attack followed suicide bombings at Brussels airport, which also killed 16 people.

BBC quoted the Brussels public transport authority (Stib) as stating that military and police officers would be present to «ensure the security of the entire network».

In addition, the metro network would be running to the same timetable as before the attacks, but the number of entry points is reduced to one or two per station.

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