22:58 GMT04 March 2021
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    The Saturday evacuation of Terminal 1 at Frankfurt Airport was prompted by an alleged "gun threat" after suspicious abandoned baggage was found.

    Frankfurt police announced that they had wrapped up an operation at Frankfurt Airport on Saturday after an earlier evacuation due to a possible "gun threat". According to police, a detailed press release on the incident will be rolled out soon.

    Police reportedly detained two people and are looking for a third suspect after unattended luggage was found at the German airport.

    Earlier, it was reported that Terminal 1 of the airport had been evacuated due to an alleged "gun threat".

    A video emerged online showing a police officer pointing a gun at someone lying on the floor.

    ​Some passengers tweeted questions about whether the evacuation could lead to flight cancellations.

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