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Fox News Report on events at Amsterdam Airport:
Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport has been evacuated after a man carrying a knife claimed he had a bomb.
The man was said to have entered the departures building at Amsterdam airport on Monday evening, resulting in an armed police lockdown of the terminal.
Initial reports suggest that a man entered Departure Hall 3 and shouted that he was in possession of a bomb.
He was quickly confronted by police and was reportedly forcibly detained by officers on the scene.
Bomb threatener overpowered
Schiphol departure hall quickly evacuated due to bomb threat
Monday evening a man made bomb threat in departure hall 3 at Schiphol (Airport).The Marechaussee (military police) quickly evacuated the hall and immediate surroundings as a precaution, according to the Marechaussee. The suspect was taken away report witnesses.
The entire situation lasted about a half an hour. According to the Marechaussee, the situation is under control (and) the suspect overpowered. According to a Marechaussee spokesperson, no force was used in the arrest as far as is known. The departure hall has been re-opened. The arrested suspect is a 51-year-old Canadian. No explosives were found. He is held for further investigation.
According to by-standers the man is alleged to have shouted, “Allahu Akhbar” and screamed that he had a bomb.
Vertrekhal Schiphol tijdelijk ontruimd geweest door bomdreiger