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Manchester airport terminal evacuated over suspicious bag

They seem to be taking people off planes on buses. Total confusion here, a passenger tweeted

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Passengers at the airport were evacuated on Wednesday after a was discovered at a terminal.

Officials tweeted that Terminal 3 was cleared as a precaution amid investigations after "a potential issue with a bag", the Metro daily reported.

A Airport spokesman confirmed the evacuation. "Due to a potential issue with a bag in Terminal 3, a precautionary evacuation is taking place."

A passenger tweeted: "They seem to be taking people off planes on buses. Total confusion here."

It is the second time in less than 24 hours that an evacuation had been carried out at the airport. Terminal 1 was evacuated earlier when water poured through the roof.

This followed similar evacuation at London Heathrow's Terminal 3 and London Euston station due to fire alerts

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First Published: Wed, July 05 2017. 16:45 IST