Saturday, 23 September, 2017

Injuries Reported in Suspected Tear Gas Attack at Frankfurt Airport

Six injured after gas is sprayed at check-in at Frankfurt Airport The incident happened in Terminal 1 at Frankfurt Airport
Preston Stone | 12 September, 2017, 07:39

A tear gas attack at check-in counters at Germany's Frankfurt airport left many people injured on Monday and halted the flight operations, reported news agency ANI.

Frankfurt Airport confirmed the incident adding that it happened after someone sprayed the gas at passengers. The people who were affected by the substance are being treated for inhalation and eye injuries.

The motive and direct cause of the incident is yet to be ascertained. According to reports from the Focus magazine, around 20 counters were temporarily closed.

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This would also apply to any other vessels designated by the Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea. Russia's exports of crude oil to North Korea are about 40,000 tonnes a year.

Frankfurt Airport, one of the busiest and largest in Europe, previously had another incident in Terminal 1.

Terminal 1 was partially evacuated but police later said that he was known to officers and was taken to a psychological ward.

Federal police arrested the man and investigated his baggage, which contained computer parts and a gas canister.

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