Two areas in Terminal 1 of Frankfurt airport are being evacuated by German Federal police, sparking fears amongst baffled passengers who are y seeking information from authorities.
Police said on Twitter that the evacuation is due to a security alert and all boarding has been suspended on Level 2 and Level 3.The airport warned passengers that flight disruptions can be expected as a result of the measure and people are being advised to check the status of their flight.
Due to a police action, the German Federal Police is currently evacuating Piers A and Z at Frankfurt Airport’s T1. As a result of this measure, flight disruptions can be expected. Passengers are advised to check the status of their flight. pic.twitter.com/sRDEUOeysd
— Frankfurt Airport (@Airport_FRA) August 7, 2018
The exact nature of the security alert has not yet been confirmed.
— Manuel Heurich (@Berry2k8) August 7, 2018
The alert sparked concern for some passengers and several social media users contacted the airport, urging it to provide more information.