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Royal Navy bomb disposal experts called to Glasgow Airport after suspicious item found

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Royal Navy bomb disposal experts were called to Glasgow Airport after a suspicious package was found early this morning.

Parts of the terminal building were closed and passengers evacuated as emergency teams dealt with the incident. 

A Royal Navy specialist bomb disposal team worked with emergency services and found that the item "posed no risk to the public and was innocent in nature".

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 5.55am on Monday, 5 December 2022, police were called to a report of a suspicious item within the security search hall of Glasgow Airport.

"As a precautionary measure and in accordance with procedures, the check-in and security search hall areas were closed to the public and a cordon implemented.

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Parts of the terminal building were closed as emergency teams dealt with the incident.

"Following examination of the item by the Royal Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal team (EOD) it was confirmed that it posed no risk to the public and was innocent in nature.

"All areas of the airport are in the process of being re-opened."

The Royal Navy team and emergency services have since left the area and passengers are allowed to re-enter the terminal.

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