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Portions of La Guardia evacuated Thursday night

Sections have reopened, Reuters reports
Posted: 9:48 PM, Sep 22, 2016
Updated: 2016-09-23 10:05:26Z
Portions of La Guardia evacuated Thursday night

Sections of New York's La Guardia Airport reopened early Friday morning after a suspicious parked vehicle prompted section closures, Reuters reported

According to multiple eyewitness reports, sections of New York's La Guardia Airport were closed around 11 p.m. Thursday due to a suspicious vehicle parked outside of Terminal B. The terminal reopened about an hour later. 

Some passengers who arrived at La Guardia Thursday were kept on the tarmac as officials worked to clear the area. 

Multiple photos on social media showed armed guards wearing fatigues assisting in the evacuation. 

The evacuation comes just five days after a pair of bombs detonated in the New York and New Jersey region. On Wednesday, authorities announced they were looking for two additional suspects from Saturday's explosions. 

La Guardia handled 28,437,668 passengers in 2015. It is the third-busiest airport in the New York City area.