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    Police are searching for a car possibly containing explosives at Simferopol Airport in Ukraine's Crimea region, and have evacuated the airport and held up flights to Moscow and Riga, the Ukrainian police said on Thursday.

    Police are searching for a car possibly containing explosives at Simferopol Airport in Ukraine's Crimea region, and have evacuated the airport and held up flights to Moscow and Riga, the Ukrainian police said on Thursday.

    "We've evacuated over 2,000 people and the airport is being secured by interior ministry soldiers. Two flights, to Riga and Moscow, have been delayed," the police said.

    The police received information at 3 p.m. (11:00 GMT) that a vehicle containing a bomb had been left parked by the airport terminal.

    SIMFEROPOL, June 9 (RIA Novosti)

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