Explosion in Brussels train station

Possible terrorist attack at Brussels Central Station in Belgium. Reports say suspect shot by soldiers.

Gary Willig ,

Aftermath of Brussels attack in 2016
Aftermath of Brussels attack in 2016

An explosion was reported in the Brussels Central Station in Belgium Tuesday evening.

Belgian police confirmed there was a small explosion in the station, but they said that the damage was minor.

ABC News reported that a suspect was shot by Belgian soldiers. Reuters reported that a man wearing an explosive vest was neutralized.

Belgium has been targeted by ISIS terrorists before. In March 2016, terrorists affiliated with ISIS carried out a coordinated suicide bombing attack at Brussels Airport in Zaventem and Maalbeek metro station in central Brussels, killing 32 civilians.