False alarm at Swedish airport after no explosives found in liquid

An elderly lady carrying a suspicious liquid that prompted a bomb scare at a Swedish airport on Sunday was allowed to continue on her journey after experts determined that the substance posed no danger.

Skavsta airport, close to the Swedish city of Nykoping, was partly closed down shortly after the liquid was discovered at a check-in counter.

Media had previously reported that the fluid contained explosives, but bomb disposal experts found it to be safe.

The baggage hall and arrivals lounge in the airport, located 100 kilometres south-west of Sweden, were reopened to the public later that afternoon.

Last update: Sun, 10/01/2016 - 19:54
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