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Travel disruption caused by suspect package at Manchester Airport coach station

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A controlled explosion has been carried out at Manchester Airport’s transport interchange after a suspicious package was discovered.

Officers from the Bomb Disposal Squad carried out the explosion as a precaution and are assisting Greater Manchester Police with inquiries.

Police say a man has been detained at the scene and a cordon was been put in place while inquiriesĀ  are carried out.

Trams trains and buses were suspended to and from the interchange, but the majority of road closures have been lifted and the area is returning to normality.

A small cordon remains in place on the ground floor of the coach station as investigations continue.