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POLICE STATE LOCK-DOWN: Terrorist Bombing Strikes Brussels Airport and Subway

21st Century Wire says…

Europe has been hit with its most spectacular ‘terror’ attack yet – hitting two types of public transportation targets which will trigger the most fear and trepidation in the minds of the public: an airport terminal and a subway station.

Interestingly, this attack comes just four days after Belgian and French police finally tracked down and arrested the alleged ‘mastermind’ of the Paris Attacks, Salah Abdeslam.

The U.S. embassy in Brussels has also declared a security emergency, and are now instructing all American citizens to “shelter in place.”

As the media coverage spins into overdrive this evening, politicians will feel the pressure to make some very big announcements thereafter.

In the immediate aftermath of the recent Paris Attacks in late 2015, French president Francois Hollande called for temporarily closing down France’s borders, emergency police powers and also for “suspending the constitution” (suspending citizens’ rights). Also, Hollande launched airstrikes against supposed “ISIS targets” in Syria. It was a full-spectrum reaction to Paris. Expect similar announcements from Belgium and EU authorities within the next 24 hours.

Once the dust begins to settle in Brussels, it’s almost 100% certain that a whole new raft of Europe-wide (and possible western-worldwide) security measures will now be rushed into place as a reaction to this latest incident. These will likely include, but are limited to, new police powers of search, seizure and detention, biometric ID systems and other ‘enhanced screening’ measures. Also expect some privacy debate to ensue regarding personal device encryption, or unfettered police access to personal information.

More interesting images, ones we’ve seen before…

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SHADES OF BOSTON: Some familiar imagery, scenes of apparent carnage, torn cloths, victims on cell phones – this time in Brussels.

According to authorities, here is what they are saying so far…

NPR

At least 26 people are dead and more than 100 wounded, after explosions struck Brussels during the Tuesday morning rush hour, Belgian officials say. Two blasts hit the international airport; another struck a metro station. Belgium has issued a Level 4 alert, denoting “serious and imminent attack.”

“What we feared has happened, we were hit by blind attacks,” Prime Minister Charles Michel said at a midday news conference Tuesday. He added that there were many dead and many injured.

Citing Minister of Social Affairs and Health Maggie De Block, Belgian media say 11 people died at the airport attack. Transit and other officials say 15 people died at the metro station. Those same sources say there were 81 injured at the airport and 55 hurt in the Maelbeek train attack.

 

The number of dead and wounded could rise, as Belgian emergency agencies are focused on responding to those in need. Information is still emerging about this attack, and some reports may later prove inaccurate. Here’s what we know so far:

At Brussels’ Zaventem airport, a suicide attacker struck around 8 a.m. local time, according to a federal prosecutor. The explosions hit near the departure gates, collapsing ceiling panels and shattering glass windows. The blasts sent smoke billowing from the airport and set off a panic as people ran from the airport with whatever they could carry. The facility has now been evacuated and closed.

On a metro train in or near the Maelbeek station, an explosion caused chaos close to the the European Union headquarters. That station is about 7 miles from the airport, in the city’s center. Images of the aftermath of that attack show people running for safety along the tracks through a darkened and smoke-filled tunnel.

Brussels has ordered all its tunnels closed to traffic and the city is under a lockdown. The city’s airport is closed for the day and flights are being rerouted to nearby cities.

To clarify information that went out in an NPR news alert earlier this morning: There have been at least three explosions — two at the airport and one at a train station. An early report suggested there were three explosions on the subway.

Belgium’s Crisis Center is urging citizens not to use the phones, saying the system is saturated.

Brussels has shut down its public transit system. Eurostar train service between London and Brussels has also been suspended…

Continue this report at NPR

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  • Taste McGovern

    1) It sucks for innocents who were hurt/killed. Is disgusting. 2) Belgium is NATO hq, NATO heavily involved with supporting, arming, funding Islamist terrorists in Syria and other countries in ME. The alleged terrorists that did this could well have been trained by NATO countries. 3) Operation Gladio 2…

  • Chris

    I’ve done some digging around and found some interesting factoids surrounding this event:
    1) There was a full-scale emergency drill at the Brussles Airport last month.
    2) March 22, or 322 is a very interesting date and number for “conspiracy theorists” and secret societies alike. People had predicted something to go down on 3/22/2013, like WWIII or a major false flag but nothing happened. Maybe they were just a few years off.

    • John Cook

      I just looked it up on Google and you are spot on:

      Purim 2016 begins in the evening of
      Wednesday, March 23 and ends in the evening of
      Thursday, March 24

  • friedrice

    surely funding for the inept security services should be cut. total failure

  • http://www.facebook.com/dulabhaile Ger Anono

    “Once the dust begins to settle in Brussels, it’s almost 100% certain that a whole new raft of Europe-wide (and possible western-worldwide) security measures will now be rushed into place as a reaction to this latest incident. These will likely include, but are limited to, new police powers of search, seizure and detention, biometric ID systems and other ‘enhanced screening’ measures. Also expect some privacy debate to ensue regarding personal device encryption, or unfettered police access to personal information.”

    Spot on. The powers that be have been working up to this. I live in Brussels and keep a close eye on EU legislative developments. The Passenger Name Record legislation is of particular interest, right now. The vote was supposed to take place at the March plenary session but MEPs were divided. The vote is now expected to take place at April’s session.

    “The ideological battle over the proposed system of recording air passenger information raged on this Monday (7 March), as MEPs refused to vote on the bill. EurActiv France reports.

    The emotional response to the Paris terror attacks last November seemed to have definitively settled the sensitive issue of the Passenger Name Record (PNR), a European tool meant to help in the fight against terrorism.

    But this draft directive, broadly criticised by the Socialists and the Greens for the invasion of privacy that it implies, is still no closer to being adopted, despite the initial promise of a vote in the plenary before the end of 2015.”

    Read more at http://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/meps-refuse-to-vote-on-pnr-before-council-strengthens-data-protection

    • friedrice

      cut mi 5s funding

    • Penelope Powell

      Ger Anono, Thank you very much. That’s exactly the info I wanted: the motive. Only remaining question is “Did they kill people this time, or was it a hoax like the Paris attacks that it’s said to be related to?

      For those who don’t know Paris attacks were a hoax:

      -Cafe where windows are unaffected by gunfire & terrorist blowing himself up inside.
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_QH0WkBeP0 No damage inside.

      -Stadium where a loud couple of booms were fed into the PA system. Not a single picture of anything, no helicopters, nada.

      -Behind the concert hall is fake. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ajVk6hRn6s – the guy who takes the video, and keeps yelling “what’s happening!?” is supposedly a reporter – but he didn’t go down to interview the people in the alley?!? And he turns camera away as woman climbs back into the window (pulled up by another woman!)

      -Inside the concert hall is fake. The bodies are reticulated dummies as used in the movies, w their faces hidden. No blood, no wounds, no spilled drinks tho they sold beer & mixed drinks within. Soccer stadium attendees wore coats, but Bataclan had none, nor were any on the chairs.
      http://nodisinfo.com/dead-people-france-concert-theater-dummies-not-real-humans/ Sorry about the nodisinfo site; they’re not reliable. But the photo did appear in the Daily Mail.

      http://www.dappercadaver.com/products/amy-victim-stunt-dummy.html

      I haven’t confirmed anything about this last link; don’t know how:

      https://www.reddit.com/r/conspiracy/comments/2t1en2/a_month_before_the_attack_the_rothschilds_bought/

      “Since September 2015 the owner of Le Bataclan is Lagardere company, one of the world’s media giants. Before that is was owned by Pascal and Joel Laloux and they are both directors of two important French artistic production companies like Alias and Asterios respectively. The brothers after the sales of La Bataclan allegedly emigrated to Israel.

      “Arnauld Lagardere (Lagardere Group, Hechette, Larousse, France Telecom, Vuitton, Lazard, Vivendi Universal… the list is too long) is the new Bataclan owner since 09/11/2015.

      The man is connected to Baron Edmond de Rothshild and he’s one of the first Israeli IDF military sponsors, while another Rothshild, Daniel, is one of the IDF heads. Mossad is a IDF division while the largest Lagardere Group stockholders is the Emir of Qatar (the first ISIS sponsor).

      So we have a clean connection between a Rothshild agent, Arnauld Lagardere, the terrorist attacks in Paris and ISIS, a CIA/Mossad false flag operation financed by the Gulf regimes money.”

      Very nice piece of information connecting Rothschilds and Qatar to Bataclan. A friend above questioned the relevance of this. I would think the ownership would have to be in friendly hands to do all the manipulation that seems to have gone into faking large parts of the event — to take one small example, the preparation for the woman to hang by one arm for several minutes without strain, as shown in the Le Monde video of the lane that the side exit of Bataclan opens onto. Remember that the previous French false flag, Charlie Hebdo, was also partly fake — for example, the fake gunshot to the head that blew up dust and no blood. There, too, the Rothschilds owned the environment — they had bought up Charlie Hebdo not too long before.

    • http://www.facebook.com/dulabhaile Ger Anono

      I was spot on! :) These attacks are all about speeding up the Passenger Name Record (PNR) legislation. There are reports about it in various papers today as a response to the attacks.

      Here is the report from Brussels-based EU Observer:

      ‘EU reconsiders anti-terrorism response

      EU interior ministers are expected to hold an emergency meeting in the wake of Tuesday’s attacks in Brussels, as European authorities try – again – to find ways to address the terrorism threat.
      The Dutch presidency of the EU Council on Tuesday morning could not confirm the timing of the meeting, but it is expected to take place on Thursday (24 March).

      Four months after similar meetings in the wake of the Paris attacks in November 2015, the ministers will again discuss control of EU’s external borders, the use of existing databases and the launch of a new EU-wide air passenger name record (PNR) system.
      “The PNR is not the solution to everything, but it is an essential instrument,” the EU’s counter-terrorism co-ordinator Gilles de Kerchove said on French radio on Wednesday morning.

      An EU directive on the PNR was adopted last December under French pressure after many months of discussion, but it has still not been adopted by the European Parliament.

      Social-democratic, liberal and green MEPs want two other laws on the protection of personal data to be voted at the same time as PNR.

      French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Tuesday that is was “irresponsible to delay” the adoption of PNR.

      But the plan is not being put on hold, as EU interior ministers have already decided to “anticipate the operational implementation” of the passenger database, De Kerchove said on Tuesday.

      The EU anti-terrorism chief said that the EU should “do more” against the threat.

      “More Europe and more Schengen are necessary,” he told Europe 1 radio.

      De Kerchove said the EU needed more controls on its external border and more biometric security checks.

      “He said EU states should “invest more in Europol”, the EU’s police agency, and make a better use of Europol and Schengen databases, referring to the Schengen Information System (SIS), a way of red-flagging criminal suspects in the EU’s passport-free travel zone.

      “EU databases are not yet sufficiently supplied,” he said, while adding that “significant progress” had been made on the use of SIS in recent months.

      The same measures were already said to be priorities when interior ministers met several times after the Paris attacks.

      The European Commission is due to present a proposal in spring on so-called smart borders to improve electronic control of external borders.

      But the Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi said on Tuesday that stepping up security at EU borders was not enough.

      “Those who fool themselves by saying ‘let’s close the borders’ don’t realise that the enemies are already within our cities,” he said.

      For Renzi, the EU “should go all the way” and create “a unified security and defence structure”.

      Following Tuesday’s bombing in Brussels airport, which killed 14 people and injured around 100, the commission is also considering proposing security checks at airport entrances, according to German daily Die Welt.

      “All airports visitors would be checked before entering the terminal,” a commission official was quoted as saying by the paper.

      Asked to comment on Tuesday morning, the commission did not reply.’

      https://euobserver.com/justice/132782

  • Charlie7777

    zionist terroism abounds the planet…..zionist police state…..imposed….as was always going to be the case….the next phase of the world War against humanity by the globalist elite and their puppets….here come the war….put out the lights on the age of reason….

  • abu assim golor

    Brussels gets bombed.Yeah. Yawn. So? What did people expect? When you have traitorous, criminal, stupid governments who welcome with open arms people who intend to murder you, is there any reason to be surprised? And when you have a native European population that has become so wimpy and politically correct that it can’t even raise it’s pinky finger and rise up against these traitorous governments, murder, mayhem and the extinction of the European continent is the only logical conclusion.

    • Penelope Powell

      Don’t you think you are falling for the interpretation they WANT you to make, abu? I doubt very much that refugees did this, unless they were the usual people planted among them by Western intelligence agencies.

  • Michael

    Neoconic corporatists bringing Belgium officially into the NWO fold.

  • Penelope Powell

    So what did Belgium do recently that the US or Israel didn’t like? Or is it really “Shades of Boston” and just another hoax?” What? Does Belgium need a pretext for more control over its citizens?

    • http://jaysanalysis.com Ewan “TheUnpaidPiper” MacBain

      To be frank, Belgium is by far one of the most depraved, degenerate, utterly evil, and thoroughly satanic nation on the planet. I would say it even outranks Israel. Why? Two words: Marc DuTroux. He was the mere tip of a massive and gigantic iceberg of murderous pedophiles who tortured and killed countless in ritualistic orgies for decades, and still do. The members of these cults include pretty much the entire elite of Belgium society: judges, police chiefs, professors, engineers, doctors, top lawyers, etc etc etc … The more you research and study the case of Marc DuTroux, the more horrified you will become. Let’s not even talk about the Brabant muderers who were all members of the Belgium police and military. In short, a truly dark and evil society.

      • Penelope Powell

        Ewan, yeah, I think you’re right. . http://winteractionables.com has a couple stories about Belgium hoax, including the pedophile history, involvement of the police, etc. Pedophilia & sexual perversion generally seems to run w the whole NWO global oligarchy crowd.

        • http://jaysanalysis.com Ewan “TheUnpaidPiper” MacBain

          Thank you for the link. You’re right about the NWO psychopaths and sexual perversion with pedophilia … it all goes together for these sickos. Anyway, I’m more inclined to think the Brussels bombings were false-flags and *not* hoaxes; i.e. they were very real, in the sense of innocents being killed and blown up, but of course, planned and executed by a cabal, with the Islamic nutbars as mere patsies, as they usually are.

          To me “hoax” means completely fake, staged. That’s much more difficult to pull off, and usually impossible when it involves so many victims and public places. Now, what confuses the picture is that often, in the midst of these false-flags, there will be “crisis actors” who muddy the picture. However, many of these events are actually real, but clearly done by those who benefit most from it: the psychopaths who run our societies, and the world.

  • Mike Lashewitz

    “Health Minister” Maggie DeBLock
    I ate your children!

    • Mike Lashewitz

      Yeah THAT reeks of “health”

      • friedrice

        what about the pedos

        • Mike Lashewitz

          Are you indicating the wealth elite and their bought politicians? Shoot them all. Oh and the Muslim perverts.

          • http://jaysanalysis.com Ewan “TheUnpaidPiper” MacBain

            Amazingly, in Belgium, the art of extortion has been perfected to an art form: very few politicians are bought. Almost all have video recordings made of them in the most compromising situations imaginable: sex with little boys, sex with little girls ie under 10, gruesome rituals, etc … disturbingly, since the 60’s many in the Belgium elite, with the collusion of their intelligence service, have built an impressive and one of a kind “dossier” on anyone that matters to them.

            Typical m.o.: young politician and rising star invited to parties with insane, balls-out orgies … drugged to the extreme, and made to have sex (almost always sex) but also gruesome ritual murder, while it’s all recorded ie filmed, for posterity as insurance. This tactic has been used by other nations, but not to the degree and scope of how it has been done in Belgium; it’s truly staggering. People thought the Stasi was awful, but Belgium society is worse in a far more disturbing and eerie way.

          • Mike Lashewitz

            That works here in the USA too…

      • Penelope Powell

        Mike, Maybe it would be better to reserve our criticisms for serious matters like what’s happening in Belgium. I’m sure you’re very witty, but pick a target who’s GUILTY of something, OK? It’s unkind.

  • http://OsNetDaily.com/ OsNetDaily

    Since ISIS in Europe are essentially puppeteered by Anglo-Franco-American intelligence (or the Black-Ops section thereof), it seems like the powers that be are hellbent on disintegrating the EU in this manner in order to boost the Petrodollar by crushing the Euro and siphoning capital from destabilized European markets to the US. The Paris and Brussels events are just the beginning of this foul play: http://osnetdaily.com/2016/03/belgian-nuclear-power-plants-evacuated-brussels-terror-attack/

    • John Cook

      What incredible bullshit you spout – try integrating Israel and the Tribes Supremacy ambitions into your ‘thinking’.

  • Key

    Funny how these zionists don’t use al-qaeda anymore. DA’ESH is now the new fashion proxy for creating terror.

  • QV3

    Did any of the hideous, evil Brussels bureacrats die, are maimed?
    Brussels invited the terrorist bombing. It is Brussels that provided the most ISIS fighters in all EU countries. It is Brussels that demanded returning ISIS to EU be homed, with full benefits since last year. So, Brussels needs to be attacked more.
    And destroyed like Libya.
    Keep licking the arse of ISIS Brussels. You’ll go a long way to having your limbs torn from your body. Enjoy!

    • John Cook

      How did You enjoy Purim this year QV3?
      ps You should drop the endless mentions of ass licking, one begins to suspect that your scatological references are of a, how can I say it, personal nature?

  • John Cook

    Nice little Purim event. March 23 is the date of Purim this year, of course it is not as ‘great’ as their ‘celebration’ during the first gulf war when they organized the butchering of 150,000 retreating Iraqi troops on the ‘highway of death’ on Purim or the second gulf war which they organized to start on Purim that year…

    They are also reputed to eat little pieces of pastry that represent the ears of their great enemy Haman these are supposed to contain ‘christian’ blood. I think only the rich/powerful can get ‘real’ ones though. They also like to get blind drunk.

    In case you don’t know what Purim is it’s the date when the Tribe ‘celebrates’ their murdering 70,000 Persians many centuries ago.

    • http://jaysanalysis.com Ewan “TheUnpaidPiper” MacBain

      you’re slightly off with your dates. On the first account, yes, the massacre on the Highway of Death corresponds with Purim. Gulf War Two started on the 20th of March, 2003 … and that’s closer to their Passover celebration that year than Purim. In 2003, Purim was still at the end of February.

      (To be fair, objective, and not take sides, yes, the Hebrews killed the Persians by freeing themselves after their so-called Babylonian captivity, but only after the Persians had killed many more than 70,000, and had enslaved them for decades)

      • John Cook

        I’m sorry if I seem rude but you are simply wrong, Purim 2003 began in:
        “the evening of
        Monday, March 17
        and ended in the evening of
        Tuesday, March 18”
        That is from Google (the voice of GOD lol)
        The actual bombing began during that period even though the official start was the 20th.

        From some Tribal site:
        “In Israeli time, President Bush appeared on TV at 3:15am on March 18 and the deadline expired at 3:15am, March 20.

        Purim was celebrated this year from Sundown, March 17 through March 19. In fact, the Purim celebration this year is comprised of the following events:

        1. March 17 — Ta’anit Esther — a feast to Queen Esther, the heroine of Purim

        2. March 18 — Purim

        3. March 19 — Shushan Purim — the day Purim is celebrated in Jerusalem and other cities

        Thus, the entire 48-hour ultimatum to Saddam Hussein occurred precisely during the time of the Purim celebration!

        What is the significance of the seemingly prominent timing role given the celebration of Purim to these two Gulf Wars? Before we hazard an answer, let us quickly review what the celebration of Purim is to the Jewish people, and what the Biblical roots are.”

      • John Cook

        I’m suspicious about why it took nearly 17 hours for me to be notified of your post – 17 hours for people reading it to believe your ‘mistaken’ information about the actual dates of Purim that year. I’m not blaming you but I wonder about that delay… Qui Bono etc. Also your last paragraph doesn’t make sense except as an attempt to defuse my view of the criminality of the Tribe. Are you actually faking that Scottish sounding name and actually doing a bit of hasbara for your Tribe?

        • http://jaysanalysis.com Ewan “TheUnpaidPiper” MacBain

          You’re so full of blind hate, you can’t see straight. If you rape and kill my family, I have a right to kill and rape yours, plus also desecrate their bodies … because you started the damn mess. It’s that simple.

          If Perisans initially took these folks into captivity, raped and murdered them … then kudos to the Cohens, Goldsteins, Silvermans, etc for shoving it back into the Persians’ asses to teach them a lesson. It’s a no-brainer, really. Period. The end. Move on.

  • QV3

    ISIS has promised the UK with ‘harder and more bitter’ attack than Brussels as armed police take to Britain’s streets after terror group claims responsibility for bombings
    Something to look forward to, much!

  • Operant_Conditioner

    Explosive Accusation: Belgium had “Advance and Precise” Warning About Terrorist Attacks, Did Nothing:
    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-03-23/explosive-accusation-belgium-had-advance-and-precise-warning-about-airport-and-subwa

    • Penelope Powell

      My opinion: That accusation is just to help you belive that it really happened, which I doubt. Just a hoax to continue robbing people of the renants of their liberty.