The Latest: Package found at Atlanta airport ‘all clear’

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a suspicious package being investigated at the Atlanta airport (all times local):

12:40 p.m.

The “all clear” has been given at the Atlanta airport after a suspicious package was found to be harmless.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports a police department bomb squad was called in Sunday morning to inspect a package found outside the airport’s international terminal.

Operations within the airport, one of the world’s busiest, were not affected.

The package was found to contain two flashlights and a weather radio, the newspaper reports.

The airport diverted traffic at the international terminal to the departure level during the investigation.


12:20 p.m.

A bomb squad is inspecting a suspicious package found at the international terminal of the Atlanta airport Sunday morning.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Atlanta police and fire are on the scene investigating.

Police spokeswoman Stephanie Brown said the package was found outside the terminal and airport operations were not affected.

The airport said on Twitter that all traffic to the international terminal is being diverted to the departure level for now.


Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution,


Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution,

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