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10 Apr 2019 | 02:32 PM UTC

UK: Bomb scare prompts shipyard evacuation in Barrow-in-Furness April 10

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Bomb scare prompts shipyard evacuation in Barrow-in-Furness April 10; no threat to public reported, though heightened security presence expected in affected area over coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 4/10/2019, 12:00 AM until 4/10/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION Barrow-in-Furness (Cumbria county)


A bomb scare has reportedly prompted the evacuation of a shipyard in Barrow-in-Furness (Cumbria county) on Wednesday, April 10. Staff have been evacuated from the site; no threat to the public has been reported. A heightened security presence is nonetheless to be expected in the area over the coming hours.


Individuals in Barrow-in-Furness 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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