Bomb disposal officers respond to suspect package at UK's Manchester Airport

Bomb disposal officers respond to suspect package at UK's Manchester Airport

 

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Police officers are seen as a suspect package was found at Manchester Airport, in Manchester, Britain September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble

 

LONDON (Reuters) - Bomb disposal officers carried out a controlled explosion on a suspicious package at Manchester Airport on Monday, police said, adding a man had been detained by officers at the scene.

 

Flights were unaffected but transport to and from the airport were stopped while officers assessed the suspect package.

 

“A cordon is in place at Manchester Airport transport interchange and people are encouraged to follow directions from officers,” Greater Manchester Police said in a statement.

 

“Trams, trains and buses are currently suspended to and from the airport interchange.”

 

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