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Berlin airport terminal evacuated after suspected tear gas outbreak

REUTERS | DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published May 16, 2017, 8:28 pm IST
Updated May 16, 2017, 8:28 pm IST
It is the city's second-largest airport after Tegel. (Photo: AFP)
 It is the city's second-largest airport after Tegel. (Photo: AFP)

Berlin: A terminal at Berlin's Schoenefeld airport has been evacuated after a suspected tear gas outbreak, the airport operator said on Tuesday.

"Terminal D cleared due to suspected tear gas. Fire brigade ventilates building," Berlin Airport said on Twitter, adding it may lead to delays.

Schoenefeld airport is to the southeast of Berlin and is mainly served by low cost carriers such as easyJet and Ryanair. It is the city's second-largest airport after Tegel.

Earlier in 2016, passengers at Hamburg airport were affected after a corrosive substance leaked through the air conditioning system.

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Location: Germany, Berliini, Berlin




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