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Bag causes 'precautionary' evacuation of Manchester Airport T3

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Manchester Airport's Terminal 3 is being evacuated after a suspicious package was found.

The airport said the evacuation of thousands of passengers was a precautionary measure.

"Police were called at 8.50am on Wednesday 5 July 2017 to reports of a suspicious package at Manchester Airport.

"Officers are responding and a precautionary evacuation of terminal three has taken place.

"Bomb disposal officers attended and a series of controlled explosions were carried out of the package.

"Enquiries are ongoing."

– Greater Manchester Police

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