Breaking news: a gunfire took place at Malpensa airport around 11.20LT when a Tunisian man allegedly drove into Terminal 1 with a stolen SUV. According to the first news reports, the man smashed the glass door number 14 of the Terminal just in front of the check in desks. Armed with a knife, the man got out of the car and assaulted a police officer before another policeman shot him, wounding him in the foot. The man was transported to hospital by EMS operators. As a consequence of the shooting, Terminal 1 was evacuated and all departing flights temporarily cancelled. Initially, it seemed that the man was attempting to stop his wife from leaving with a departing flight, however this hypothesis was discarded since his wife was inside the car with him at the time of the assault. Terrorism ruled out.
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Flights on departure and operations are coming back to normality.
People working at MXP were forced do not to leave their offices. Elevators and stairs were also blocked by Police authorities
Flights on arrivals not diverted except ElAl B737 from TLV parked at Terminal 2, usually used for low cost flights and General Aviation.
Italian Police AB212 still on the air patrolling the area