New Zealand airport shut down over suspicious package

 khaleejtimes.com  03/17/2019 13:00:05  5  Reuters/Wellington

New Zealand airport shut down over suspicious package

Reuters/Wellington

Filed on March 17, 2019 | Last updated on March 17, 2019 at 02.02 pm

Specialist teams had been deployed to determine the nature of the package.

New Zealand's police said on Sunday that the airport in the city of Dunedin had been closed following a report of a suspicious package on the airfield.

Police were at the scene and specialist teams had been deployed to determine the nature of the package, the police said in a statement.

Dunedin Airport is currently closed. Any passengers whose flights have been cancelled this evening - please contact your airline.

- Dunedin Airport (@DunedinAirport) March 17, 2019

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