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5:45 p.m. | Denver airport officials announced the "all clear" after a suspicious item was removed from the south screening lanes. The suspicious item forced the closure of the busy security checkpoint for at least two hours. The airport is operating under normal operations, according to an airport tweet.
.@DenverPolice have cleared a suspicious item and we are returning to normal operations in the terminal.
— Denver Int'l Airport (@DENAirport) February 28, 2018
3:58 p.m. | The Denver Police bomb squad is heading to DIA after reports of a potential security concern that resulted in the closure of the south screening lanes.
3:47 p.m. | A potential security threat has prompted DIA officials to close all south screening lanes in the main terminal. The nature of the threat is not known. A call to airport officials did not produce further information. The north or bridge checkpoints are open.
Due to a potential security concern the south TSA screening lanes are closed. Passengers may continue to use the north or bridge checkpoints while law enforcement investigates. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
— Denver Int'l Airport (@DENAirport) February 27, 2018