Australian Plane Evacuated After Security Threat

A flight arriving from Fiji was stopped away from the terminal at Sydney's international airport and its passengers evacuated on Thursday because of a security threat, officials said.

Police bomb squad dogs searched the Pacific Blue plane after the passengers were taken off the flight, Australian Federal Police said. Police found nothing suspicious, the Australian Broadcasting Corp.

The source of the alleged threat against the plane was unclear. The Seven television network reported it had been made by telephone from the Philippines.