Explosion at Atlanta airport within minutes of reported bomb threat at Ga. State Capitol
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:
More breaking news: Two bomb threats reported near state Capitol. bit.ly/11wxF2o— AJC(@ajc) June 11, 2013
Six minutes after that tweet:
Hartsfield-Jackson's Concourse D evacuated after explosion in maintenance shed, fire dept says. bit.ly/11wwYWZ— AJC(@ajc) June 11, 2013
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.
UPDATE: Hartsfield concourse D reopens following small explosion in maintenance area. bit.ly/11wwYWZ— AJC(@ajc) June 11, 2013