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Manchester airport terminal evacuated over suspicious bag

The airport conducted a precautionary evacuation of Terminal 3 due to a potential issue with a bag.

Published: 05th July 2017 05:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th July 2017 05:04 PM   |  A+A-

By Associated Press

LONDON: 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.

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