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In photos: The devastation of today's attacks in Brussels

At least 34 people were killed in two explosions.

AT LEAST 34 people were killed in terrorist attacks in Brussels today.

Some 14 people were killed and 81 injured in an explosion at Brussels Airport. Another 20 people are believed to have been killed in a second explosion at Maalbeek Metro station and 55 more wounded.

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attacks, as Belgium’s terror alert remains at its highest level.

Police are still searching for those responsible.

People from Belgium and around the world are rallying in a show of solidarity for the victims and their families.

Here are some images that capture the devastation of today’s attacks, and the resolution of the Belgian people to stand together.

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In photos: The devastation of today's attacks in Brussels
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  • The blown out windows of Zaventem airport.

    Source: Peter Dejong / AP/Press Association Images
  • The scene at the airport.

    Source: Screengrab/YouTube
  • Two women wounded in Brussels Airport.

    Source: Ketevan Kardava/AP/Press Association Images
  • People react outside Brussels airport.

    Source: Geert Vanden Wijngaert / AP/Press Association Images
  • Passengers leave a gym where they took shelter after the explosions, near the Zaventem Airport in Brussels.

    Source: Michel Spingler / AP/Press Association Images
  • Police and rescue teams are pictured outside the metro station Maelbeek in Brussels.

    Source: Martin Meissner / AP/Press Association Images
  • European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini, reacts to the latest news on the Brussels attacks.

    Source: AP/Press Association Images
  • Three hearses wait to enter Zaventem airport.

    Source: Peter Dejong / AP/Press Association Images
  • Special police secure the city centre in Brussels.

    Source: Martin Meissner / AP/Press Association Images
  • A police officer stands guard as people are evacuated from Brussels airport, after explosions rocked the facility in Brussels.

    Source: Geert Vanden Wijngaert / AP/Press Association Images
  • A young girl looks out of the window of a bus after being evacuated from Brussels airport

    Source: Geert Vanden Wijngaert / AP/Press Association Images
  • People bring flowers and candles to mourn at the Place de la Bourse in the centre of Brussels

    Source: Martin Meissner / AP/Press Association Images

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