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Travelers Pack Portugal Airport Amid Civil Service Strike

Hundreds of travelers packed Portugal’s Faro airport on Friday, March 17, as a civil service strike in the country led to long lines at border control.

Footage posted to Twitter shows crowds of people waiting in long lines at the airport on Friday. Local media reported that people missed their flights, while some fainted while waiting in line.

Social media users posting from inside the airport called the situation “dangerous” and “absolutely crazy.” Credit: Olivia Collins via Storyful

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