New York’s JFK airport was evacuated over a suspicious package

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The security line at New York’s JFK airport
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REUTERS/Chip East

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Police evacuated a terminal at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on Wednesday as they investigated a report of a suspicious package, the local NBC affiliate reported.

Port Authority Police, who oversee the area’s three major airports, did not immediately return calls seeking comment. NBC New York said Terminal 5 was evacuated, and photos on social media showed travelers walking outside with their bags.