SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT — The San Francisco Worldwide Airport’s worldwide terminal was evacuated on Friday night time resulting from a bomb menace and authorities discovered a probably incendiary machine, officers stated. One particular person is in custody.
The bomb menace was reported round 8:15 p.m. and authorities found a suspicious bundle, in keeping with the San Francisco police division.
Investigators on the airport “deemed the merchandise presumably incendiary.” A person was taken into custody however different particulars weren’t instantly accessible.
The terminal was evacuated “out of an abundance of warning,” police stated. Lots of of vacationers had been compelled to go away the terminal.
The airport introduced the evacuation on Twitter at 9:28 p.m. with out offering particulars in regards to the police exercise.
The airport’s AirTrain and the Bay Space Fast Transit trains had been suspended. The airport’s BART station was closed by 8:42 p.m., in keeping with a tweet from the transit agency.
Passenger drop-offs and pick-ups had been restricted to the airport’s home terminals.
Further data was not instantly accessible. A spokesperson for the airport didn’t instantly return a request for remark.