Manchester Airport: Suspicious package found by cops as terminal evacuated over ‘serious security matter’

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Manchester Airport: Suspicious package found by cops as terminal evacuated over ‘serious security matter’

HOLIDAYMAKERS were evacuated from Manchester Airport after a suspicious package was found. Staff and passengers were moved from the airport̵

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HOLIDAYMAKERS were evacuated from Manchester Airport after a suspicious package was found.

Staff and passengers were moved from the airport’s Terminal Two after the item was dealt with.

Police confirmed that Terminal Two was cleared

Flights departing from Terminal Two are believed to be in the process of being moved to Terminal One.

One man said his sister and her family had been moved but described the atmosphere as ‘calm’.

Another passenger told Manchester Evening News that he had been given no information at the time about what had caused the evacuation.

Greater Manchester Police told The Sun: “Police were called with a report of a suspicious package in Terminal 2 of Manchester Airport at around 3.20pm today.

“The terminal has been evacuated as per standard procedure and a cordon has been put in place as a safety precaution while an assessment is carried out.” 

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