July 5, 2017 / 9:16 AM / 4 months ago

Manchester Airport's Terminal 3 to reopen after controlled explosion

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester Airport’s Terminal 3 is set to reopen after a police bomb team carried out a controlled explosion on a suspicious bag that led to the evacuation of passengers and staff.

“Following further inspections, the package is not believed to be a viable device and there is not believed to be any threat at this time,” Greater Manchester Police said in a statement.

Reporting By Andrew MacAskill, editing by Elizabeth Piper

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