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Reports of a blast in Brussels

Reports of a blast in Brussels

The central station and main square in the Belgian capital of Brussels have been evacuated amid reports of a number of explosions.

Reports indicate that a man wearing an explosive vest has been 'neutralised' by police. 

No other casualties have been reported.

Belgian media is reporting that explosion-like noises have been heard at a Brussels train station, prompting the evacuation of a main square.

Broadcaster RTL quoted Fires Services spokesman Pierre Meys confirming that some kind of an explosion had happened in the city's Central station on Tuesday.

Mr Meys could not say what had caused the blast.

He could only confirm that firefighters were at the scene.

The Belgian capital's Grand Place, a major tourist site, was evacuated along with the station about 200 metres away.

Belgium has been on high alert since suicide bombers killed 32 people on the Brussels subway and at an airport on March 22, 2016.

Brussels police said via Twitter that there was "an incident with an individual at the station. The situation is under control".

They asked the public to follow police instructions.

More to follow.