Manchester Airport: Suspicious package causes closure of Terminal Two

Manchester Airport
Manchester Airport

Air traffic is reportedly being moved to another terminal

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Terminal Two at Britain's Manchester Airport is closed as police assess reports of a suspicious package, a spokesperson said on Tuesday.

"Terminal Two remains closed whilst Greater Manchester Police continue to assess reports of a suspicious package there," the spokesperson said in a statement.

"All flights will operate from Terminal One until further notice."

In a previous statement, the airport said a "controlled evacuation" was taking place.

Police are believed to have erected a security cordon at 15:50 this afternoon.