An anonymous call about an explosive device planted at Kaunas Airport on Tuesday forced an evacuation of the airport.
At the Kaunas Airport today
© Kas vyksta Kaune / Rokas Tenys

"The Plan Shield was immediately set off. Our officers left for the airport and people are being evacuated. Officers from (the police anti-terrorist operations unit) ARAS have been called in," Kaunas Police spokeswoman Odeta Vaitkevičienė told BNS.

The Emergency Response Centre received the anonymous call at 10:34 a.m.

Leave a comment
or for anonymous commenting click here
By posting, you agree to terms
Read comments Read comments

Bad news from the courtroom for V. Gapšys

On Tuesday, the Lithuanian Court of Appeals rejected Vytautas Gapšys defence attorney’s...

Agrokoncernas responds to LRT investigation

In response to LRT information on the situation over “ Farmer ” leader Ramūnas Karbauskis ‘...

Three schools – one director: education institution head shortage due to low wages and high requirements

It is not only the number of students that is declining in schools. For a time now, there has also...

Punishments for minor felonies to be lessened: community service could apply

It has been proposed that lesser punishments such as house arrest or community service would be set...

Former Lithuanian post heads potentially wasted 3.7 million euro, STT initiates investigation

The Special Investigation Service (STT) has initiated a pre-trial investigation on suspect...