People are evacuated from the Zaventem international airport after a terrorist attack early Tuesday in Brussels.

People stand near the Brussels airport after being evacuated following the explosions.

People stand outside the Brussels airport after the explosions.

As of 4 p.m. local time, the Belgian Crisis Center reported that at least 10 people had died and 100 were wounded in the attack at the Zaventem airport, and that 20 people died at the Maelbeek metro station, w some 130 were wounded.

The blasts sent smoke billowing from the airport and set off a panic as people ran from the airport with whatever they could carry.

Explosives teams from the Belgian army detonated a suspicious package at the Zaventem airport early in the afternoon – and the federal Zuidertoren building in Brussels was evacuated after suspicious items were found in an underground parking lot, according to the national crisis center and the national news service.

Security officials in France and Germany are increasing their vigilance in the wake of today’s attack, which follows five other violent attacks that have hit cities in Turkey, Africa and the Middle East in the past 10 days.

Belgium Terrorist Attacks