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Poland's largest airport 'Warsaw Chopin' evacuated over bomb threat

The evacuation of passengers has started from the Warsaw Chopin Airport over a bomb threat, Dagmara Bielec-Janas, spokesperson for the Polish Border Guard, told reporters

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The evacuation of passengers has started from the Chopin Airport, Poland's biggest airport, over a bomb threat, Dagmara Bielec-Janas, spokesperson for the Polish Border Guard, told reporters.

"The services of the Chopin Airport have received information that an explosive device may be onboard one of the planes," she said.

The spokesperson added that the evacuation of passengers was underway. Bomb squad officers are searching the aircraft mentioned in the received message.

Another spokesperson, Piotr Rudzki, said that the bomb threat message concerned a Turkish Airlines plane that had arrived in from Istanbul.

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First Published: Mon, April 05 2021. 07:20 IST