July 28, 2018 / 11:36 AM / 4 months ago

Munich airport cancels 200 flights in temporary shutdown of terminal

Munich Airport Center MOC at Munich's international airport, Germany January 17, 2017. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Munich airport said on Saturday that a security breach forced a temporary shutdown of Terminal 2, resulting in 200 flight cancellations.

The terminal was shut between 6:47 and 11:44 Central European Time (CET) (0447 and 0944 GMT). Flights resumed at 2 p.m. CET, the airport operator Flughafen Muenchen GmbH said in a press release.

It did not go into details of the reported security breach.

Reporting by Edward Taylor; Editing by Mark Heinrich

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