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Brussels attacks: Belfast City Hall lights up in Belgian colours as book of condolence opens

Belfast City Hall has been illuminated in the Belgian colours following terror attacks in Brussels which killed 31 people.

Earlier a book of condolence was opened for the victims.

Book of condolence opens at Belfast City Hall on Wednesday for the victims of Tuesday's terror attacks in Brussels. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Book of condolence opens at Belfast City Hall on Wednesday for the victims of Tuesday's terror attacks in Brussels. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

At least 31 were killed and more than 200 injured after explosions at Brussels Airport and a city centre metro station.

Two bombs exploded at Zaventem airport just after 7am on Tuesday.

Around an hour later a bomb was set off at Maalbeek Metro.

Isis, which was behind the Paris attacks, also claimed responsibility for the Brussels bombings.

Belgium is in the midst of three days of mourning, and government offices, schools and residents held a moment of silence on Wednesday morning to honour the dead.

The Eiffel Tower is illuminated with the Belgium national colors black, yellow and red in honor of the victims of the today's attacks at the airport and the metro station in Brussels, in Paris, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
The Eiffel Tower is illuminated with the Belgium national colors black, yellow and red in honor of the victims of the today's attacks at the airport and the metro station in Brussels, in Paris, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Manchester Town Hall displays the colours of the Belgium Flag as a tribute following yesterday's terrorist attacks in Brussels. PA
Manchester Town Hall displays the colours of the Belgium Flag as a tribute following yesterday's terrorist attacks in Brussels. PA
Composite image showing Tower Bridge in central London lit in the colours of the Belgium flag as a tribute following yesterday's terrorist attacks in Brussels. PA
Composite image showing Tower Bridge in central London lit in the colours of the Belgium flag as a tribute following yesterday's terrorist attacks in Brussels. PA
Photos shows colours of the Belgian flag being projected on to (from top L) the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the town council building in Belgrade, the Trevi Fountain in Rome, the Royal Palace at Dam Square in Amsterdam and Rome's Campidoglio in tribute to the victims of the Brussels attacks. AFP/Getty Images
Photos shows colours of the Belgian flag being projected on to (from top L) the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the town council building in Belgrade, the Trevi Fountain in Rome, the Royal Palace at Dam Square in Amsterdam and Rome's Campidoglio in tribute to the victims of the Brussels attacks. AFP/Getty Images

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