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19/02/2018 12:43 SAST | Updated 19/02/2018 12:43 SAST

OR Tambo Evacuated Owing To Unattended Bag

The scene was evacuated out of precaution. 

Passengers are seen at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, March 8, 2017. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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Passengers are seen at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, March 8, 2017. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Johannesburg - The OR Tambo International Airport had to be evacuated on Monday after an unattended bag was found by officials.

"What happened was there was an unattended bag found in a terminal building and [the matter] is now being handled by the SA Police," airport spokesperson Leigh Gunkel-Keuler told News24.

She said the scene was evacuated out of precaution.

More to follow.

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