December 31, 2018 / 6:59 PM / 3 months ago

Man held at Amsterdam airport after bomb threat, departure hall reopens

AMSTERDAM, Dec 31 (Reuters) - A departure hall at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport was briefly cleared on Monday after a man claimed to have a bomb, national police said in a statement.

Police said the man had been arrested and departure hall 3 had been cleared as a “precautionary measure”.

The statement said normal operations at the airport were now resuming. (Reporting by Toby Sterling; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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