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USA immigration computers at several airports went 'technical' I.e. hung for approx. two hours on Monday. This ITC glitch caused long queues to form for weary travellers entering the United States immediately after the Christmas & New Year, reports US Customs and Border Protection amplified in a volley of posts and tweets on social media.
Computer outages were first experienced at around 7:30 p.m. EST (0030 GMT) and not fully restored until 9:30 EST (0230 GMT), the US Customs and Border Protection agency said in a statement
“At this time, there is no indication the service disruption was malicious in nature,” the agency said. It gave no explanation for the disruption and said travellers were processed using alternative procedures.
Travellers entering the United States from overseas posted photos on social media of long lines at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
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