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Madrid skyscraper housing embassies evacuated over bomb threat

AFP , Tuesday 16 Apr 2019
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A skyscraper in Madrid that houses the British, Dutch, Australian and Canadian embassies was being evacuated on Tuesday over a bomb threat, police said.

"A bomb threat was received.... Evacuation has started, we have to work and do checks," a police spokesman told AFP.

With a height of 235 metres (770 feet), the 57-story Torrespacio building is one of four skyscrapers that makes up a business park in northern Madrid.

The Australian embassy said on Twitter that it would "remain closed for the rest of today, Tuesday 16 April, until further notice."

 

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