Newark Airport gives all clear after suspicious package forces evacuation

NBC 4 New York
NBC 4 New York

28 May, 2017

Police say a terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport has been evacuated after a pressure cooker was found on site.

As of this moment, they tweeted out that it's been cleared, but passengers should expect delays. The bomb squad has reportedly arrived at the airport. They were also used in the Boston Marathon bombing in the U.S. in 2013 and in terrorist attacks around the world.

The source added that cops were also looking into the possibility that the device may have been left unattended to test the police response.

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The terminal was evacuated at about 5 p.m. on the first day of the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

Package has been cleared by authorities at Terminal A at Newark Liberty Airport.

At this moment there is no further information as this is a developing story.

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