BREAKING: Bomb squad called to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport - evacuation underway
The evacuation is underway at the Dutch airport's sorting centre with dozens of employees forced to leave the building.
Officials said the facility was evacuated after a suspicious package was tracked to the building.
Passengers in the main airport terminal are not believed to have been evacuated.
A spokesman for DHL courier company said the evacuation was “very unusual”.
He said: “There has been an evacuation after tracking a shipment that was not trusted.
“It happened in Schiphol where the sorting of the packages takes place.”
A bomb squad is en route to the packaging centre.
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