Warsaw's Modlin airport evacuated after bomb threat

The airport in Modlin received a bomb threat over the phone.

AFP| Last Updated: Dec 30, 2015, 15:09 PM IST

Warsaw: The airport in Modlin on the outskirts of Poland`s capital Warsaw was evacuated on Wednesday after it received a bomb threat over the phone and staff found suspicious luggage, a local fire brigade official said.

The luggage was inside the terminal, a long distance from the runway, firefighter Mariusz Kwasniewski said.

Opened in 2012 as Warsaw`s second passenger airport, Modlin handles between 4,000 and 7,000 passengers daily, with low-cost airline Ryanair flights to London Stansted, Paris Beauvais and Brussels Charleroi, among others.