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    Glasgow Airport Partially Evacuated Due to 'Suspicious Package' - Reports

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    A KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight arriving from Amsterdam at around 10 a.m. (9 a.m. GMT) has been cordoned off "in response to concerns raised over a piece of cargo", the Glasgow live website reported, citing an airport statement.

    "At 13:25 (12:25 GMT) the package was declared safe by emergency services”, the airport statement said, adding that the incident "was stood down".

    Passengers were evacuated from part of Glasgow Airport following reports of a suspicious package, local media reported.

    According to reports quoting the traffic police, the M8 exit slip road leading to the transport hub has also been closed off.

    "Enquiries are ongoing to determine the content of the package", a spokesman for the airport said earlier in the day.

    Police, fire and rescue services, as well as ambulances promptly arrived at the scene.

    Glasgow International Airport, previously Abbotsinch Airport, is located in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

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