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Monday, February 6, 2023

Hijacking Alarm Throws Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport Into Chaos

Fears of a hijacking at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol briefly brought one of Europe’s busiest airports to a standstill on Wednesday — before it emerged that an alarm had been activated by mistake.

The Dutch Royal Military Police and other emergency services flocked to the scene, as rumors of a possible hostage situation spread.

The authorities said they were investigating a situation on a plane. Eyewitnesses reported that parts of the airport had been closed off and shared images of crowds and confusion.

Read more at CNN

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