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27 May 2019 | 09:24 AM UTC

Ukraine: Bomb threat prompts evacuation of synagogue in Kyiv May 27

Ukraine News Alert

Police evacuate Brodsky Synagogue in Kyiv following bomb threat May 27; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions to be expected over coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/27/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/27/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Kiev). COUNTRY/REGION Kiev

Event

Police forces are evacuating the Brodsky Synagogue located on Shota Rustaveli Street, near the Palais Sport Palace metro station, in the capital Kyiv, on Monday, May 27, following a bomb threat. Authorities have established a police cordon and restricted road access in the area surrounding the synagogue.

A heightened security presence and road closures are to be expected in the affected area over the coming hours. Further details are still emerging.  

Advice

Individuals in the affected area are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area surrounding the synagogue, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities (security cordons, evacuation orders, etc.).

 

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