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Adelaide airport evacuated over security screening breach

Christian Fernsby |
Thousands of passengers have been evacuated from Adelaide airport following what appears to be a security breach inside the terminal.

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Those travelling to and from the airport are being to expect major delays after Australian Federal Police officers swept area.

It is unclear what has caused the evacuation, however there have been preliminary reports that a screening machine is at fault meaning all staff and passengers need to be rescreened.

A spokesperson from Adelaide airport said there had been an issue with security screening, meaning some passengers were able to pass through the terminal without proper checks.

They said services would resume after re-screening of passengers, which is currently underway.

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