Bomb disposal officers are at #ManchesterAirport transport interchange to assist GMP with enquiries. As part of their assessment to ensure the package is safe, a controlled explosion took place. The cordon will remain in place as a precautionary measure as enquiries continue.
#ManchesterAirport Latest: Bomb squad officers have carried out a controlled explosion. A cordon will remain in place as a precautionary measure as investigations continue. A man has been detained.
A controlled explosion has been carried out on a suspicious package found at Manchester Airport.
Police confirm a controlled explosion has taken place at Manchester Airport's transport interchange
Police say they are continuing their investigations after a controlled explosion at Manchester Airport station. A police scene is still in place on the coach station level of the interchange.
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UPDATE: Police have confirmed a controlled explosion took place.
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