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Frankfurt Airport partially evacuated in security scare

  • A Turkish tank is stationed near the Syrian border, in Karkamis, Turkey, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Turkey's state-run news agency says three rockets fired from Syria have hit Turkish border town of Kilis, injuring five children, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey will press ahead with its military operations in Syria until the Islamic State group and Kurdish militants no longer pose a security threat. Erdogan said Turkey was determined to take all steps necessary both inside Turkey and abroad to protect Turkish citizens.(Ismail Coskun/IHA via AP)

    A Turkish tank is stationed near the Syrian border, in Karkamis, Turkey, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Turkey's state-run news agency says three rockets fired from Syria have hit Turkish border town of Kilis, injuring five children, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey will press ahead with its military operations in Syria until the Islamic State group and Kurdish militants no longer pose a security threat. Erdogan said Turkey was determined to take all steps necessary both inside Turkey and abroad to protect Turkish citizens.(Ismail Coskun/IHA via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • A policeman talks to people in the departure area at Frankfurt airport, central Germany, Wednesday, Aug31, 2016. Authorities say a portion of Frankfurt Airport's Terminal 1 has been evacuated after a person entered a secure area without undergoing required searches. (Frank Rumpenhorst/dpa via AP)

    A policeman talks to people in the departure area at Frankfurt airport, central¬†Germany, Wednesday, Aug31, 2016. Authorities say a portion of Frankfurt Airport's Terminal 1 has been evacuated after a person entered a secure area without undergoing required searches. (Frank Rumpenhorst/dpa via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Police and passengers stand in the departure area at Frankfurt airport, central Germany, Wednesday, Aug31, 2016. Authorities say a portion of Frankfurt Airport's Terminal 1 has been evacuated after a person entered a secure area without undergoing required searches. (Frank Rumpenhorst/dpa via AP)

    Police and passengers stand in the departure area at Frankfurt airport, central¬†Germany, Wednesday, Aug31, 2016. Authorities say a portion of Frankfurt Airport's Terminal 1 has been evacuated after a person entered a secure area without undergoing required searches. (Frank Rumpenhorst/dpa via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Authorities say a portion of Frankfurt Airport's Terminal 1 has been evacuated after a person entered a secure area without undergoing required searches.

Airport operator Fraport told the dpa news agency on Wednesday that the evacuation was a precautionary measure and that all passengers would have to go through security controls again.

No further details were immediately available.