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Explosion, shooting shuts down train station in Brussels

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By: CORKY SIEMASZKO and EMMANUELLE SALIBA

(NBC) - The main train station in the Belgian capital was evacuated Tuesday evening after security forces shot a person following a small but fiery blast.

Nobody besides the alleged perpetrator was hurt in the incident, which happened around 9 p.m. local time at Brussels Central Stations, the prosecutor's office reported.

The condition and identity of the wounded suspect was not immediately known.

Local officials said the situation was "under control."

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