Edinburgh Airport closed due to suspicious package.

Edinburgh Airport has been closed after a suspicious item was found in a passenger’s bag as it went through security. Passanger has been arrested and bomb squad robot has been deployed.

The package was found at 1.50pm on Tuesday and an evacuation immediately took place.

The airport has been closed down and incoming flights have been diverted to other airports throughout the UK. Passengers advised to contact their airline for travel info and do not travel to the airport.

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