Terminal at major New York area airport evacuated after security breach

Terminal at major New York area airport evacuated after security breach

NEW YORK — A terminal at one of the New York metropolitan area’s three major airports was evacuated Thursday night following a security breach, CBS New York reports.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said that at around 9:15 p.m., someone waiting in a Transportation Security Administration line in Newark Liberty International Airport’s Terminal B entered a security door, so the entire terminal had to be cleared while a K-9 unit swept the area and found the person.

Travelers were allowed back inside about an hour later, but there were long lines as everyone had to be re-screened to get back into Terminal B. Some travelers told CBS New York they were told it could take three hours.

This article was originally published here post

Reddit
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
WhatsApp
Email

By clicking “Accept”, you agree to the use of cookies on your device in accordance with our Privacy and Cookie policies