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09 Aug 2019 | 01:45 PM UTC

Chile: Bomb threat prompts university evacuation in Providencia August 9

Chile News Alert

A bomb threat is reported at Finis Terrae University in Providencia August 9; heightened security presence and transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/9/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/10/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Santiago). COUNTRY/REGION Providencia

Event

Police are responding to a bomb threat reported at the Finis Terrae University in Providencia (Santiago metropolitan area), prompting authorities to evacuate individuals from the site. Several roads have been closed off, including parts of Avenida Pocuro and Avenida Francisco Bilbao.

A heightened security presence and transportation disruptions are to be expected over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Providencia are advised to monitor developments, avoid the area, report suspicious objects and behavior to the police, prepare for transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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