London: Airport terminal evacuated, police arrest man with grenade in his bag, ‘controlled explosion’
The UK is on ‘severe’ high alert according to Prime Minister Cameron.
“EVERYBODY at Gatwick South is banned from leaving the building after bomb squad is called to North,” By Ted Thornhill for MailOnline, 14 November 2015 (thanks to Nicole):
Terminal where police arrested a man with a ‘grenade in his bag’
Witnesses said that police screamed ‘get down, get down’ to a passenger
Police said the terminal was evacuated due to a suspicious package
Explosive ordnance disposal officers were dispatched to the airport
Flights are arriving and departing as normal, a spokesperson said
Passengers at the South Terminal are not being allowed to leave
Gatwick North Terminal has been evacuated after a terror scare involving a ‘suspicious article’, with bomb disposal experts called to the scene and one eyewitness reporting that there will be a ‘controlled explosion’.