AN AIRPORT in the US has been placed on lockdown as authorities rush to a bomb alert.
All inbound and outbound flights have stopped at Pensacola International Airport in Florida.
A suspicious item was found inside a checked bag during the X-ray screening process.
Passengers have been told to check with their airlines for travel updates.
A bomb squad is now its way to assess the item.
The bag and its owner have been placed in isolation as authorities arrive, local media report.
More to follow…