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Unknown persons "mined" the airport in Yakutsk

Unknown persons "mined" the airport in Yakutsk
Photo: press service of the Yakutsk airport

It was necessary to evacuate passengers and personnel at the Yakutsk airport on the morning of Wednesday, August 12. Measures were taken due to reports of an explosive device.

According to the airport's press service, the anonymous message arrived at 7:25 am local time. All emergency services were put on full alert.

The check lasted about an hour; no suspicious objects were found during the inspection of the territory of the terminal. Specialists of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Rosgvardia and cynologists with dogs worked on the spot. According to the airport's online scoreboard, five flights had to be delayed due to the check.

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