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08 Mar 2019 | 03:54 PM UTC

Greece: Bomb threat prompts courthouse evacuation in Piraeus March 8

Greece News Alert

Bomb threat prompts courthouse evacuation in Piraeus March 8; heightened security presence expected over coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/8/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/9/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Athens). COUNTRY/REGION Piraeus (Attica region)

Event

A bomb threat prompted authorities to evacuate the courthouse in Piraeus (Attica region) on Friday, March 8. An anonymous caller reportedly claimed that the Conspiracy of the Cells of Fire anarchist group planted an explosive device in the building. Police have launched a search for explosives. A heightened security presence is to be expected in the area over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Piraeus are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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