Swedish airport partially evacuated due to threat

Stockholm, March 31: There are confirmed reports of heavy explosion at Sweden's Landvetter airport, sources said on Thursday, March 31. 

According to initial reports, the explosion has been reported at Landvetter airport in Gotenburg and evacuation is in progress.


Police said Landvetter Airport in southwestern Sweden has been partially evacuated due to a suspicious package in the domestic terminal.

The move comes amid stepped-up security due to an unidentified threat directed at the airport earlier today.

Police said the domestic terminal was evacuated in the afternoon as police investigated the suspicious package.

It wasn't immediately clear whether the package had any connection to the threat earlier in the day.

Landvetter is Sweden's second-largest airport, and is located about 20 kilometers from the city of Goteborg.


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