Partial evacuation under way at Heathrow Airport
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Last Updated: Friday, March 11, 2011, 00:06
London: British police say a terminal at London's Heathrow Airport has been partially evacuated due to a security alert.

Police said it started evacuating Terminal 5 at Heathrow Europe's busiest airport at around 12:50 pm (1250 GMT) today. The police declined to comment on what prompted the security alert.

Heathrow Airport confirmed on the airport's Twitter feed that the departures area of Terminal 5 has been partially evacuated and that passengers will not be allowed to enter. Terminal 5 is used exclusively by British Airways.

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First Published: Friday, March 11, 2011, 00:06

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