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People light candles at a makeshift memorial at Brussels' Place de la Bourse.

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-- Belgian authorities have identified the bombers. Federal prosecutor Frederic Van Leeuw has said that Ibrahim El Bakraoui blew himself up at the airport. His brother Khalid blew himself up in a subway car at Maalbeek station in central Brussels.

-- The two men shown pushing baggage carts with Ibrahim El Bakraoui in security-camera footage have yet to be identified.

-- Belgian media, which earlier reported the arrest of a prime suspect in the attacks, said the person detained was not, in fact, Najim Laachraoui.

-- Belgium is observing three days of mourning after bomb blasts in Brussels killed at least 34 people and wounded more than 200.

The scene outside the Maalbeek subway station, where a blast was reported.

Camera phone video shows passengers being evacuated from the terminals at Brussels' Zaventem airport and out onto the tarmac.

Brussels Airport Evacuated After Explosions
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Belgium -- Belgian soldiers patrol in the arrival hall of a railway station in Brussels, Bovember 21, 2015
Belgium -- Belgian soldiers patrol in the arrival hall of a railway station in Brussels, Bovember 21, 2015

Latest: The explosions at Brussels' Zaventem airport were carried out by a suicide bomber, Belgian broadcaster VRT said.

Latest: Brussels transport authority says it has closed all public transport in Brussels.

Illustrations of the location of the blasts at Brussels' Zaventem airport.

Infographic Brussels Airport Map
Infographic Brussels Airport Map

Infographic Brussels Airport 2
Infographic Brussels Airport 2

The European Commission has told staff to remain indoors or stay at home.

"EU institutions (are) working together to ensure security of staff and premises. Please stay home or inside buildings," said Budget Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva, who also handles employee and security issues, on her official Twitter account.

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