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Man held at Amsterdam airport after bomb threat, departure hall reopens

Man held at Amsterdam airport after bomb threat, departure hall reopens
FILE PHOTO: A view of Schiphol International Airport in Amsterdam, Netherlands August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw/File Photo -
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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A departure hall at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport was briefly cleared on Monday after a man claimed to have a bomb, national police said in a statement.

Police said the man had been arrested and departure hall 3 had been cleared as a "precautionary measure".

The statement said normal operations at the airport were now resuming.

(Reporting by Toby Sterling; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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