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06 Jan 2019 | 02:17 PM UTC

UK: Suspicious package forces lockdown of Heathrow Terminal 2 Jan. 6

United Kingdom News Alert

Heathrow Airport (LHR) Terminal 2 on lockdown following reports of suspicious package on January 6; flight disruptions anticipated

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/6/2019, 12:00 AM until 1/6/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION Heathrow Airport (LHR), London

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Event

Authorities reportedly ordered a lockdown of Heathrow Airport's (LHR) Terminal 2 due to a suspicious package at approximately 13:30 (local time) on Sunday, January 6. Security forces are reportedly on the scene and are investigating the situation. Details are still emerging. Flight disruptions (including delays and cancelations) are to be anticipated in the coming hours. 

Advice

Travelers are advised to confirm the status of their flights prior to departure for the airport and to contact their airlines for more information. Report all suspicious objects and behavior to the police and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities. 

 

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