Terminal 3 evacuated after suspicious bag found at Manchester Airport
Travellers have been removed from flights and buses at Terminal 3 following the issue.
Passengers at the scene have said that they were standing on the tarmac and had no idea what was happening.
A spokesman for the airport said: “Due to a potential issue with a bag in Terminal Three, a precautionary evacuation is taking place while further investigations take place.”
Greater Manchester Police have confirmed that they are in attendance and that the bomb squad had been called.
A spokesman said: "Police were called at 8.50am on Wednesday July 5 to reports of a suspicious package at Manchester Airport.
"Officers are responding and a precautionary evacuation of terminal three is taking place.
"Explosive ordnance disposal (EDO) will be attending and enquiries are ongoing."