BRUSSELS (Sputnik) — The victims of a series of blasts in the Belgian capital have yet to be identified, Brussels City Mayor Yvan Mayeur said Tuesday.series of blasts hit Brussels' Zaventem airport and a city metro station, killing at least 34 people and injuring almost 200 others. The Belgian authorities are treating the explosions as part of a coordinated terrorist attack.
"The victims have not been identified yet. It will take considerable time," the mayor told reporters in Brussels.
According to Mayeur, Brussels is now in the same situation as Paris was in November 2015.
On November 13, a series of coordinated attacks at several locations in the French capital killed at least 130 people and injured over 350. The Islamic State extremist group, outlawed in many countries including Russia, claimed responsibility for the attacks.