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    (Original post by nulli tertius)
    More likely that a planned attack (not necessarily on Brussels) has been brought forward because of the fear that the terrorists' cover has been penetrated.
    Most likely,hopefully we will have a bigger picture of the whole situation soon
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    (Original post by Fullofsurprises)
    Dad says all mobile networks there have abruptly stopped working. Either overloaded or the authorities have taken them down deliberately.
    Bombs can be detonated fairly simply by a mobile phone. If the intelligence services have a suspicion this is the method of detonation, this may be a precautionary measure.
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    (Original post by Fullofsurprises)
    Sky says terrorist action, shots fired, shouts in Arabic, then an explosion.
    Shouts in Arabic. Ffs.
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    Some people can be so evil In this world and commit such Devastating acts
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    (Original post by iEthan)
    The whole thing terrifies me. Absolutely disgusting. How could anyone in their right mind commit such atrocity?
    I don't understand the mindset of people who do this and I never want to. It's horrifying.

    (Original post by queen-bee)
    Less than a year after the Paris attacks
    Devastating pictures
    It's horrible. Absolutely devastating for all involved.
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    Sky News confirm airport explosion was a suicide bomber.
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    (Original post by Airmed)
    I don't understand the mindset of people who do this and I never want to. It's horrifying.



    It's horrible. Absolutely devastating for all involved.
    I think its the same people who were behind paris

    Definitely ISIS imho
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    (Original post by Supersaps)
    Bombs can be detonated fairly simply by a mobile phone. If the intelligence services have a suspicion this is the method of detonation, this may be a precautionary measure.
    To also stop the terrorists communicating with one another
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    And you have idiots on here who are saying that we'd be safer in the EU...
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    (Original post by Supersaps)
    Bombs can be detonated fairly simply by a mobile phone. If the intelligence services have a suspicion this is the method of detonation, this may be a precautionary measure.
    Even if not, it stops co-ordination between terrorists, assuming the government/security forces have an independent secure network.
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    This is starting to look very similar to the Paris attacks.
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    (Original post by queen-bee)
    Some people can be so evil In this world and commit such Devastating acts
    No religion dehumanises non-believers like islam does, and add "divine command" to the mix, anything is possible.
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    (Original post by MrsSheldonCooper)
    And you have idiots on here who are saying that we'd be safer in the EU...
    It could've happened anywhere
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    (Original post by MrsSheldonCooper)
    And you have idiots on here who are saying that we'd be safer in the EU...
    I didn't mean to rep, but I don't think now is the time to be political
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    (Original post by nulli tertius)
    Even if not, it stops co-ordination between terrorists, assuming the government/security forces have an independent secure network.
    (Original post by queen-bee)
    To also stop the terrorists communicating with one another
    Also true. Good points!
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    (Original post by queen-bee)
    It could've happened anywhere
    Perhaps it could've. But it is worrying knowing that borders aren't secure.

    Anyway I'm not going to go political any more on the thread.

    All I can say is thoughts are with whoever went through it.
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    #prayforbrussels anyone? U shud add in ankara as well

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    (Original post by MrsSheldonCooper)
    And you have idiots on here who are saying that we'd be safer in the EU...
    Lets think that one through. New York and Washington aren't in the EU. Mombasa and Bali aren't in the EU. Morocco isn't in in the EU. Sydney isn't in the EU.

    All of the 7/7 bombers were Brits.

    Apart from arguments about co-operation between security forces, in what way would membership of the EU make a difference.
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    (Original post by MACmakeupgirl)
    I think its the same people who were behind paris

    Definitely ISIS imho

    mmm good insight, i liked the bit where you reinforced your argument with evidence
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    HLN now says 13 dead in total.

    Military in charge in city centre, evacuating all stations.

    Closures of all main networks, rail, metro. Phones not working in many areas. Soldiers on streets.

    http://www.hln.be/hln/nl/36484/Bomaa...stations.dhtml
 
 
 
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