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Luton Airport Evacuated After Suspect Item Found In Terminal Building

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Published by the Mix96 News Team at 4:15pm 8th September 2014.

Luton Airport has been evacuated after a suspicious item was found in the terminal building.

Flights are being grounded and roads leading to the terminal building have been closed.

It's understood a suitcase which had been checked in is causing concern.

Roads into the terminal have been closed off and all incoming flights suspended.

A Beds Police spokesperson tells us : "The Explosive Ordnance Disposal team are now at the scene identifying the item."

"The Explosive Ordnance Disposal team have arrived at the scene to identify the item. The evacuation has not affected Luton Airport Parkway railway station, where trains are currently running normally."

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