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Stansted airport in Lock down over bomb scare

stansted airport in lock down over bomb scare

Stansted airport has evacuated over bomb scare this afternoon. The airport has been place don lock down. Airport Inspector Lee Devall blames the ‘selfish actions’ of a late running passenger discarding a bag. Police were called to investigate an unattended bag and put a cordon in place.

Images posted to social media showed crowds of people standing outside the airport’s building as officers examined the bag.

The cordon has now been lifted and passengers have been allowed to return to the main terminal.