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

Click/tap here to subscribe to Khaleej Times news alerts on WhatsApp. Make sure you save the phone number under Contacts on your phone for uninterrupted service.

ERROR: Macro /ads/dfp-ad-article-new is missing!
« Go back

Top news today

UAE-based athletes break 24-hour world record remotely 06/01/2020 07:50:18
Dusty, windy weather forecast for UAE on Monday 06/01/2020 05:43:19
Russian media’s muted coverage of US riots: Sorry America, the world doesn't revolve around you 06/01/2020 17:45:00
Woman BEATEN with PLANKS as she tries to defend store from looters (DISTURBING VIDEO) 06/01/2020 13:54:33
Houston police chief to Trump: If you can't be constructive, keep your mouth shut 06/01/2020 21:41:31
Order to drop Dh2,000 fine on snooping neighbour contested in UAE 06/01/2020 10:25:06
Legendary heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko ranked above Khabib in US list of all-time top fighters 06/01/2020 14:27:28
A rare wave of public dissent from Facebook employees 06/01/2020 21:43:18
Lights out at White House as America cries for leadership 06/01/2020 04:30:06
Peaceful protesters near White House gassed, shot with rubber bullets as Trump leaves for church photo-op 01/01/2020 00:00:00
Emirates to add 50 destinations to network in June 06/01/2020 11:15:34
‘Ridiculous lawlessness’: Journalist Cassandra Fairbanks says her home ATTACKED by rioting mob as 9-year-old daughter hid inside 06/01/2020 14:48:02
Windows 10 May 2020 update: you might want to hold off for a bit 06/01/2020 02:07:47
OPEC+ could hold its next meeting this week to decide future of crude production cuts 06/01/2020 14:43:00
George Floyd’s death was ‘homicide’ caused by ‘cardiopulmonary arrest,’ fentanyl & meth found in his system – medical examiner 06/02/2020 00:46:00