In the immediate wake of Tuesday morning’s coordinated terror attacks on Brussels’ national airport and a key subway station near the European Commission, other European nations are scrambling to reinforce security measures while simultaneously reassuring their citizens. Belgium immediately sent 225 extra troops to Brussels and ramped up controls at its borders, while similar measures are being carried out in other nations.
Rome’s two airports have been placed on maximum alert, and all flights to and from Brussels have been cancelled. Police stations and other security forces throughout Italy have been ordered to reinforce security measures at airports, railway stations, subways, and all areas considered at risk. READ MORE