An evacuation at Manchester Airport’s Terminal 3 is underway amid reports of a suspicious bag.
Greater Manchester Police said a bomb disposal unit is heading to the airport. Manchester Airport tweeted: “Due to a potential issue with a bag in Terminal Three, a precautionary evacuation is taking place while further investigations take place.”
Manchester Police tweeted: “Police were called at 8.50am [BST] on Wednesday 5 July 2017 to reports of a suspicious package at Manchester Airport,” the force said in a statement. Officers are responding and a precautionary evacuation of terminal three is taking place. EOD will be attending and enquiries are ongoing.”