Alphonse Yousa (centre) raced out and managed to help assist two elderly and injured people. Photo / AP
A brave airport worker at Brussels airport has described how he heroically pulled several badly injured victims to safety after two blasts tore through the inside of the terminal.
Alphonse Youla was working on a stand putting security wrapping around suitcases, when he heard shouts in Arabic and a deadly explosion.
“I heard a man shout some Arabic words then an explosion.. then a second explosion, a massive explosion, much bigger.”
Alphonse raced out and managed to help assist two elderly and injured people: “Two old people who came towards me.I saved them. I put them in the lift but they didn’t want to let go of me but I couldn’t take them with me. There were too many people there.”
“It was a horror. I saw at least seven people dead. There was blood. People had lost legs. You could see their bodies but no legs,” he said.
At least 35 people have been killed and many more have been left injured after a series of bombs blasted inside an airport terminal and Metro station.
It has been reported that at least one of the bombs at Brussels Airport contained nails.
Terrified passengers at Brussels Airport have told how there was “just blood” everywhere after this morning’s bomb blast and likened the horrific aftermath to “the apocalypse”.
A scene of carnage inside the departure hall of Brussels airport after 2 explosions ripped through the building. Photo / Supplied
Witnesses described gruesome scenes inside the terminal in the wake of the suspected suicide blast which has claimed the lives of at least 14 people and left 50 more injured.
Blood-soaked passengers sprinted for their lives as smoke filled the area near the check in desks.