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Suspicious package found at Calgary airport deemed ‘innocent mistake’

The bomb squad was called in after a suspicious package was found at Calgary International Airport on Sunday, police said. Global News

A suspicious package found at Calgary International Airport Sunday was just a harmless backpack left by a passenger, police said Monday.

Police said it was an “innocent mistake” and no charges are pending.

The bomb squad was called in Sunday after a suspicious package was found at the airport around 4 p.m., police said.

The package was from international arrivals, officers said, prompting entrances 13 to 17 to be closed.

A suspicious package was found at Calgary International Airport on Sunday. Global News

The airport was still functional and there were not any evacuations. It said it was aware of the incident and apologized for any disruption.

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