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.