Terminal at Manchester Airport Closes, Suspicious White Powder

UK– A portion of a terminal at England’s Manchester Airport has been closed according to the BBC and a chemical alert was declared after security staff found white powder in a piece of luggage.

The departure area of Terminal 3 was closed after a man tried to carry the unidentified powder on to an aircraft.

The man was planning to fly from Manchester to London.

The man has not been arrested, but is helping with inquiries, said police. A police source said the incident was not believed to be terror-related.

Tests are being conducted on the powder.


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