Detroit airport terminal evacuated

Washington, April 1 (IANS) A terminal at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport in the US was evacuated for about two hours Monday due to concerns over a suspicious device, CNN reported.

The north terminal — the smaller of the two at the airport — was cleared to reopen around 8.30 a.m., an airport spokesman said.

Screeners with the Transportation Security Administration noticed something suspicious in a passenger’s carry-on luggage, said spokesman Michael Conway.

Bomb experts looked into it, and in the meantime passengers in the terminal were moved “a safe distance away”, he said.

The passenger carrying the suspicious item was not under arrest but was detained.

The larger terminal continued its normal operations.

No details were given about the suspicious device.

The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by authors, news service providers on this page do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of Hill Post. Any views or opinions are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, or individual. Hill Post makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site page.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.