Australian capital Canberra’s airport was evacuated and a person arrested after gunshots had been heard in the primary terminal constructing, police mentioned on Sunday.
One individual has been taken into custody and a firearm was recovered, the police mentioned in an announcement. There have been no reported accidents, it added.
Police mentioned CCTV footage has been reviewed and right now the individual in custody is believed to be the one individual answerable for the incident.
“The Canberra Airport terminal was evacuated as a precaution and the situation at the airport is contained,” the assertion mentioned.
The police mentioned members of the general public weren’t allowed to obtained to the airport right now. No additional particulars had been out there.
Movies posted on social media earlier within the day confirmed police detaining a person contained in the airport as travellers look on. Media and onlookers additionally gathered outdoors the airport following the evacuation.
The incident has led to delays and cancellations of flights, media experiences mentioned.