Stansted Airport ‘evacuation’ live: ‘Suspicious package’ found when passengers were told to leave ‘in a hurry’

Stansted Airport has been evacuated with passengers in the dark about exactly what has happened.

People in the shops were asked to leave abandoned shopping carts with staff feverishly closing the shutters.

A passenger said: “Stansted Airport has been partially evacuated. People were asked to leave the shops and leave the shopping baskets and closed in a hurry.

“What’s going on please?”

Another person on Twitter wrote: “@Ryanair, [I’m] hit in a kind of underground moat past [the] time [that my] the flight to Cologne was scheduled to leave without information or apology at Gate 30 Stansted Airport … what a highly contagious pandemic ??? “

Another said: “@STN_Airport can you tell us what’s going on, thanks? Just been asked to leave the terminal … A little info would appease many people.”

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