Amsterdam airport evacuated after bomb threat

February 13th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS  

The Hague, Feb 13 (IANS) Two terminals of the Schiphol airport in the Netherlands capital Amsterdam were evacuated Monday after a bomb threat, police said.

The bomb threat came around 11 a.m. and as a precaution the Marechaussee — the Dutch military police — immediately decided to evacuate terminals 1 and 2 to secure the safety of passengers, police told Xinhua.

According to local reports, a man in the toilet of the meeting plaza claimed to have a bomb in his possession.

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