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NZ’s Queenstown airport evacuated due to bomb threat


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Wellington: The international airport of New Zealand’s scenic spot Queenstown was evacuated on Friday due to a bomb threat, local media reported.

The airport was temporarily closed following a report of an explosive device, asking passengers and members of the public to stay away from the airport.

Emergency services were called on Friday morning, the airport said, adding passengers of delayed flights had access to food and shelters provided.

Queenstown in New Zealand’s South Island is renowned for adventure sports and beautiful scenery.

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