Bomb Squad Responds After Suspicious Package Reported at El Al Cargo Facility Near LAX

LAPD car at LAX AP PhotoChris Carlson
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Authorities gave the all clear after a suspicious package at an El Al cargo facility near Los Angeles International Airport prompted a response from an LAPD bomb squad on Wednesday morning.

The bomb squad arrived at the facility — located at 5758 Century Boulevard — around 6:30 a.m., a tweet from the LAX Police Department indicated.

The response came after an X-ray unit detected some kind of chemical in a package that was passing through a machine, LAX police Sgt. Gilbert said.

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