Three days of national mourning have been declared, in a country deeply shocked by the carnage. The population of Brussels was also asked to observe a minute's silence at noon Wednesday, led by King Philippe and Prime Minister Charles Michel.
Cities across Europe are reeling from deadly terrorist attacks. While they're relatively new in Europe, terror attacks have long been a reality in cities in Asia or Africa. How can cities be made safer?
"Islamic State" has claimed responsibility for a knife attack in Brussels on Friday. A man armed with a machete was shot dead after attacking soldiers in the Belgian capital.
Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Manchester and now another attack in Barcelona. European cities have been increasingly targeted by Islamist extremists in recent years.
A counter-terrorism prosecutor in France says a man arrested after police raided an apartment near Paris had a direct connection with the terror group "Islamic State." Authorities found bomb-making ingredients there.
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