GATWICK Airport was evacuated following a security alert hours after at 128 people were killed in a series of terror attacks in Paris.
It is understood Gatwick’s North Terminal was evacuated following a security alarm.
Folks standing outside are shown by pictures circulating on social media.
Gatwick Airport said the North Terminal was evacuated “as a precautionary measure” following an “incident”.
Sussex Police said the north terminal was evacuated after the discovery of a suspicious package.
At 128 people said the evacuation was “for the protection of the public”.
Witness Tim Unwin said passengers are being moved further away from the North Terminal as well as the situation is “escalating”.
He described the situation as “serious” and tweeted graphics of passengers waiting in the rain.
The event comes only hours after ISIS carried out a number of terror attacks in Paris.