Gunman opens fire at Australian capital Canberra airport

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Gunman opens fire at Australian capital Canberra airport

SYDNEY: Australian capital Canberra was evacuated on Sunday after a gunman opened fire, media reports said.

The Australian Federal Police said it was called to the airport at around 1.30 pm local time after reports of gunshots.

They said a person was taken into custody and a gun recovered after a person was taken into custody.

The person in custody is believed to be the only person responsible for the incident, and CCTV has been reviewed and is believed to be the only person responsible for the incident. There have been no reported injuries.

The federal police said that the terminal has been evacuated as a precaution and the situation at the airport is contained.

The state police urged members of the public not to travel to the airport.

Videos posted on social media showed police detaining a man inside the airport as tourists look on. After the evacuation, media and onlookers gathered outside the airport.