UK: Heathrow Airport on lockdown after suspicious package found

Armed police are responding to a ‘security alert’ at Terminal 2 at Heathrow Airport after a suspicious package was found.

According to posts on social media, people are gathering at the security gate, however, there is no official data, providing details about the situation at the moment.

A video posted on social media shows large crowds being stopped before they enter the security screening area which has locked down.

Another passenger said there was “police dogs everywhere”.

Passengers in the terminal have said people are “getting restless” as cops and police dogs probe the package.

The security alert comes just a few weeks after drones were spotted near runways of the Gatwick Airport, disrupting Christmas plans of 140,000 travelers.