Thursday 30 March 2017

Nice airport evacuated after unattended bag found

Robin Schiller

The main airport in Nice has been evacuated after an apparent security alert.

The evacuation of the baggage claims area in the Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport began shortly before 1pm GMT.

Although no official reason for the security alert has yet been given, it is being reported that a bag was left unattended in the baggage claims area.

Local police have sealed off the building and armed military personal are currently on the scene.

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