Manchester Airport terminal evacuated over suspect bag

A bomb disposal squad was sent to the location to investigate the bag.

world Updated: Jul 05, 2017 15:29 IST
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In this image taken from video, passengers stand on the tarmac after being evacuated at Manchester Airport, England, on July 5, 2017. (AP Photo)

Manchester Airport says a terminal has been evacuated while authorities investigate a suspicious bag.

The airport says it is conducting a “precautionary evacuation” of Terminal 3 “due to a potential issue with a bag.”

Photos and video footage show hundreds of people milling around outside the terminal on Wednesday morning.

Greater Manchester Police force says a bomb-disposal team will be sent to the scene.

First Published: Jul 05, 2017 15:29 IST