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Brussels attacks: British eyewitness tells of 'shock and horror'

Scene at Brussels airport. Credit: PA

A father-of-three on a work trip to Brussels has spoken of his shock and horror following the terror attack on the Belgian capital.

Anthony Barrett, 50, was in his room in the Sheraton Brussels Airport Hotel when a blast ripped through an airport terminal opposite.

The 50-year-old reported hearing two loud bangs which shook the building before looking out of his window to see people running for their lives.

Mr Barrett, who works for the Wales Audit Office and is in Belgium for a work conference, said: "I feel sick and upset by what has happened."

Mr Barrett, who lives in Lymm in Cheshire, said the hotel was turned into a makeshift casualty centre before further drama unfolded.

He added: "I could see armed police were taking cover behind a number of parked cars. I don't know if they had a suspect cornered.

"The hotel is directly opposite the terminal building. The police have had sniffer dogs in here before the building has been turned into an evacuation and casualty centre."

Several explosions occurred at the Brussels airport. Credit: PA

Member of the European Parliament for Wales Derek Vaughan is also in the city: