Suspicious package triggers temporary evacuation of passengers at LAX

LAX line
In a file photo, passengers wait to pass through security at LAX.
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A suspicious package found at Los Angeles International Airport triggered the temporary evacuation of arriving passengers at the Tom Bradley International Terminal on Tuesday.

The package was discovered at 11:48 a.m. in the international terminal, airport spokeswoman Katherine Alvarado said.

A bomb squad investigated the package and determined that there was no threat. Passengers were allowed to return to the terminal around 12:30 p.m., according to the LAX Police Department.


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12:50 p.m.: This article was updated with the end of the evacuation.


This article was originally published at 12:30 p.m.