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Explosion at Atlanta airport within minutes of reported bomb threat at Ga. State Capitol

Jay Sorgi

Explosion at Atlanta airport within minutes of reported bomb threat at Ga. State Capitol

CREATED Jun. 11, 2013

ATLANTA - In a space of minutes in Atlanta, a bomb threat was reportedly made at the Georgia State Capitol and a shed exploded at an airport in Atlanta.

As reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Twitter account:

Six minutes after that tweet:

Richmond, Virginia's airport was also evacuated in that same time, according to the same paper.

There was no initial word of any link between the breaking news events.

No flights from Mitchell International Airport to Atlanta were delayed before the 9:00 a.m. hour.

An hour later, the concourse was reportedly re-opened.

 

 

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