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Man detained after false bomb alerts at Polish airports

PR dla Zagranicy
Nick Hodge 06.04.2016 09:59
Police have apprehended a man who is believed to be responsible for false bomb alerts at two Warsaw airports on Tuesday afternoon.
The Warsaw Chopin airport. Photo: Facebook.com/Lotnisko ChopinaThe Warsaw Chopin airport. Photo: Facebook.com/Lotnisko Chopina

Both Warsaw Chopin Airport and Warsaw Modlin Airport were evacuated following anonymous telephone calls late on Tuesday afternoon.

About 300 people were evacuated from the former and around 400 from the latter.

However, nothing suspicious was found at either site.

Police say that a 30-year-old man has been detained near Warsaw in connection with the matter.

If guilty, he could serve up to eight years in prison.

It is the second false alarm to affect Warsaw Modlin Airport of late. On Easter Sunday, a drunken 28-year-old man allegedly told border guards that there was a bomb at the airport, leading to the evacuation of 800 people. (nh/pk)

Source: Radio ZET

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