Portions of MIA evacuated

The Miami Herald is reporting that a suspicious bag has prompted the evacuation of portions of Miami International Airport this afternoon.

The area between Concourse F and G has been evacuated while a police bomb squad arrives to investigate, an airport spokesman said.

Authorities noticed the bag at a screening checkpoint about noon.

No major delays have been reported. But officials stressed that passengers on their way to the airport should call their airlines to check for delays.

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