BRUSSELS, Belgium- All 16 University of Missouri School of Journalism students studying abroad in Brussels are safe.
According to ABC 17 News in Columbia, which spoke to Samantha Kummerer, a Missouri Journalism student interning at Reuters TV in Brussels, all have been accounted for.
ABC17 News also spoke with Christian Basi at the University of Missouri News Bureau, who said the journalism students are the only ones in Brussels currently and the school has been in touch with all of them.
He said they are in touch with the U.S. Department of State. Because transportation has been shut down for the foreseeable future, they have not made plans to return to the United States.
KOMU-TV, which is owned by the University of Missouri, reports faculty members have been in touch with the students’ parents.
FOX 4 contacted the University of Kansas, University of Missouri- Kansas City and Park University. None has students currently in Belgium.