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Schools and metro reopen in Brussels after four-day security lockdown

Schools and the metro have reopened in Brussels on Wednesday after being shut down for four days in a security lockdown in the Belgian capital.

With troops and armed police patrolling the streets of Brussels, Belgian authorities have charged a fifth person with terror offences relating to the attacks that killed 130 people in the French capital on November 13.

A security alert in the Belgian capital has been extended until Monday.

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First metro service runs in Brussels

The first metro service of the day has run in Brussels after four days of lockdown in Belgium's capital, sparked by a security alert.

Local media company RTBF tweeted a picture of the train:

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