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Local Reaction to Brussels Attacks

belgiumflagUPDATED Local leaders and residents are sharing their reaction to the attacks in Brussels on social media.

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said he was “incredibly saddened this morning by the news of the horrific attacks.”

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin sent “condolences to the families of those who lost loved ones.”

U.S. Rep. John Delaney said his “prayers are with Brussels and the victims of these attacks.”

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski released this statement: “Today’s attacks in Brussels were cowardly and senseless acts of terrorism aimed at the heart of Europe. My heartfelt prayers are with the victims, their families and loved ones, and all those injured. The American people stand shoulder to shoulder with our Belgian allies and those across Europe. We stand united in our commitment to rooting out radical extremism and bringing to justice those responsible for this heinous crime.”

The official Twitter account of Paris has changed its profile photo to the national flag of Belgium.

President Obama said “the thoughts and prayers of the American people are with the people of Belgium.”

Local Reaction to Brussels Attacks

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UPDATED Local leaders and residents are sharing their reaction to the attacks in Brussels on social media. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said he was “incredibly saddened this morning by the news of the horrific attacks.” U.S. Senator Ben Cardin sent “condolences to the families of those who lost loved ones.” U.S. Rep. John Delaney said […]

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Metro Transit Police Step Up Police Patrols as a Precaution

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The Metro Transit Police Department is increasing police patrols and security sweeps as a precaution following events in Brussels. According to the MTPD’s Twitter account, there is no known specific or credible threat to Metro. Police are reminding commuters, “if you see something, say something.” MTPD is closely monitoring events in Brussels w/our fed partners. […]

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