Madrid fake bomb scare triggers evacuation of skyscraper housing British, Australian, Dutch and Canadian embassies

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Spanish police said a skyscraper in northern Madrid had been evacuated over a false bomb threat. The 57-story building houses the British, Australian, Dutch and Canadian embassies.

DW reports that people inside Madrid’s Torrespacio tower evacuated the building on Tuesday after receiving a false bomb threat, Spanish police wrote on Twitter.

The Australian embassy, which is located in the tower, received the threat by telephone, a police spokesman said.

“The threat was false. Everything goes back to normal. Police are investigating the origin of the call,” police wrote in a Tweet.

Via DW

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