Florida airport evacuated over bomb threat

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A bomb threat prompted the evacuation of portions of a Florida airport on Saturday, officials said.

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Update 1:35 p.m. EDT July 10: The Broward County Sheriff’s Office gave the all clear and reopened Terminals 2 and 3 as well as entry to the airport.

Deputies continue to investigate.

Update 12:15 p.m. EDT July 10: Entry into the airport is closed while the Broward County Sheriff’s Office bomb squad investigates, the agency said.

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office said it was called about a bomb threat around 8:49 a.m. and as a precaution closed Terminals 2 and 3 as well as entry into the airport.

Original report: Terminals 2 and 3 were evacuated at Fort Lauderdale International Airport around 9:35 a.m., airport officials said on social media.

Terminal 2 serves flights for Delta Airlines, Boca News Now reported. Terminal 3 is used by American Airlines, JetBlue and Spirit.

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