Heathrow Airport on Lockdown Following Reported ‘Security Alert’

British Airways B747-436 at London Heathrow

British Airways B747-436 at London Heathrow airport. Photo: Josh Hallett.

The security alert comes just a few weeks after drones were spotted near Gatwick Airport’s runways, disrupting the Christmas travel plans of 140,000 travellers.

Police officers are responding to a “security alert” at Terminal 2 of Heathrow Airport, the Daily Mirror reported Sunday, claiming that the disruption had started at 1:30 pm.

According to posts on social media, people are gathering at the security gate. The police have stated that officers are assessing a piece of luggage in the terminal.

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