Bomb squad called in at Manchester Airport as station evacuated

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23 September 2019, 11:55

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Bomb disposal officers have been dispatched to deal with a suspicious package at Manchester Airport on Monday, police said, adding a man had been detained by officers at the scene.

Manchester Aiport station has been evacuated, and train services to it suspended.

“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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