'Suspicious' package closes half of Washington Dulles Airport terminal
Friday, January 7, 2011
At approximately 1600 Virginia, United States, leading to the closure of around half of the terminal. Police later determined that the package was harmless and reopened the affected areas of the airport. Parts of the airport had been closed for two hours before being reopened.(2100 ) a suspicious package was found near the baggage claim at in
Officials from the Maryland state government buildings earlier today.said a canine unit was attracted to an unattended piece of baggage near the baggage claim. They did not disclose what the package contained, but an official said the package did not look similar to other suspicious packages sent to
Due to the package, four baggage claims and a United Airlines ticket counter were temporarily vacated. Flights continued to operate at the airport during the investigation.
- Associated Press. "Police close half of Dulles Airport's main terminal in Va. to investigate suspicious package" — , January 6, 2011
- Kafia A. Hosh. "Suspicious package at Dulles" — , January 6, 2011