Airport security: Police interrogating suspect after Frankfurt airport security breach - Reuters

14:04 Aug. 31, 2016

Police interrogating suspect after Frankfurt airport security breach - Reuters

Police and passengers stand in the departure area at Frankfurt airport, central Germany, Wednesday, Aug31, 2016. Authorities say a portion of Frankfurt Airport's Terminal 1 has been evacuated after a person entered a secure area without undergoing re

A passenger entered the airside area without completing full security check

Germany's federal police said on Wednesday they were interrogating a suspect after a security breach at Frankfurt airport prompted a partial evacuation and halted flights.

Part of the terminal at Europe's fourth largest airport had to be cleared of passengers on Wednesday morning after a person passed into the departure area without completing the security check.

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This is not a new situation for European airports. Amsterdam's Schiphol was partly evacuated in April, and Cologne-Bonn Airport - in May.

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