One of Belgium's biggest nuclear plants on Tuesday sent non-essential workers home after explosions ripped through Brussels's airport and a metro station. Electrabel, the majority stakeholder in the Tihange plant, said that "people who are not strictly necessary on site can leave #security measures," in a Twitter message. In other tweets Electrabel denied that Tihange was being evacuated, which a local broadcaster had reported. Thirty-four people have been confirmed dead and 136 wounded after the early morning explosions at the city's international airport and the Maalbeek station on the Brussels metro.
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