Brisbane airport on LOCKDOWN after ‘knifeman with BOMB’ threatens to ‘blow it up’

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An Australian airport was on lockdown after a knifeman reportedly entered the airport with a “bomb” and threatened to carry out an attack.

Queensland Police took the man into custody after reportedly shooting and wounding him.

“Police are currently conducting clearance searches of the International Terminal.

“No reported injuries to any members of the public or police.

“PSPA -emergency declaration remains in place.”

Brisbane Airport confirmed on Twitter shortly before 9pm local time (11am UK) than an incident had taken place.

Police later confirmed that the incident was not terror related, but a domestic violence situation. 

“The Australian Federal Police is managing the incident and we hope to get back to normal operations as soon as possible.”

“The International Airport has been evacuated and trains have currently been stopped.

“The Australian Federal Police are in attendance in conjunction with Queensland Police.

“There is no further information at this time.”


PANIC: Passengers were told to evacuate the airport immediately by police (Pic: TWITTER)

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