Part of Atlanta airport shut down over suspicious package

Reuters News
Posted: Sep 15, 2014 3:46 PM

(Reuters) - A suspicious package found inside the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport triggered the shutdown of the departures section of the international terminal on Monday, an airport spokeswoman said.

Local and federal authorities were at the airport to investigate the package, an Atlanta Police Department spokesman said by email.

(Reporting by Jonathan Kaminsky in New Orleans; Editing by Cynthia Johnston)