Bomb threat leads to evacuation of Schiphol airport

Bomb threat leads to evacuation of Schiphol airport

Amsterdam : Netherlands | Feb 13, 2012 at 7:34 AM PST
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The main international terminals of the Schiphol airport of Amsterdam were evacuated following an anonymous bomb threat received over the telephone. This is one of the busiest airports of Europe and handles over 40-million flights annually.

The call mentioned of a bomb in the airport and the person who made the call was reportedly closeted in the toilet!!

The Dutch police have swung into action and bomb squads are at the venue with all necessary equipments.

The threat did not affect the rail network which runs under the airport through an undeground tunnel.

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