Suspicious bags prompt evacuation of terminals at LAX

There were three separate bags found throughout the airport.
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Three terminals at Los Angeles International Airport were evacuated Wednesday morning after police received reports of suspicious packages.

At about 9:30 a.m. local time, a police dog sniffed out a suspect bag underneath a ticketing booth, prompting the evacuation of Terminal 6. Minutes later, Terminal 7 was evacuated when an unattended bag was discovered under a pedestrian bridge. As the LAPD bomb squad headed to Terminal 7, a third report came in of another unattended bag in a men's bathroom in Terminal 5, triggering an evacuation there.

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