London-area airport evacuated, incoming flights suspended after suspicious package found

Associated Press

The passenger terminal at Luton Airport near London has been evacuated and incoming flights suspended after a suspicious package was found.

The airport says the terminal building was cleared Monday "after a suspicious item was found in the security search area."

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It says incoming flights have been suspended and the approach road to the airport closed.

Luton, northwest of London, caters mostly to short-haul flights by budget airlines.