Pictures of Gatwick disruption posted on Twitter

Ashleigh Carroll posted these pictures on Twitter, writing: "Just heard a loud bang at Gatwick".

Controlled explosions have been carried out tonight. Credit: Ashleigh Carroll/Twitter
A cordon was put in place after police were called out to a suspicious vehicle. Credit: Ashleigh Carroll/Twitter
Passengers at the North Terminal. Credit: Ashleigh Carroll/Twitter

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All clear after bomb alert

A suspicious van sparked a major security alert at Gatwick Airport today. Controlled explosions were carried out, after the untaxed, uninsured and unregistered vehicle was spotted. Police say that nothing of concern was found inside