Suspicious bag causes evacuation of Washington area's Dulles Airport

Suspicious bag causes evacuation of Washington area's Dulles Airport
Suspicious bag causes evacuation of Washington area's Dulles Airport

The ticketing areas at airport serving Washington were evacuated as a precaution Monday after a suspicious bag was discovered in the main terminal.

The entire ticketing level on the main level of Dulles International Airport was evacuated shortly after 3 p.m. (1900 GMT), said Courtney Prebich, a spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. Security guards were examining the piece of luggage.

It was not immediately clear how many flights were being delayed.