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
Piroschka Van De Wouw(Reuters)
euronews provides breaking news articles from reuters as a service to its readers, but does not edit the articles it publishes. Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time.
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)