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Channel 5 got bomb warning for eighth time

16.09.2014, 00:05

On September 13, Channel 5 received a message that its office in Kyiv was rigged with explosives for the 8th  time, as reported by the TV channel’s website.

According to its editorial office, around 11 a.m. they received a phone call from an unidentified man who told them there was a bomb in the channel’s office.

The police, IED sepcialists, K-9 units, and rescue teams. All channel’s staff was evacuated and its broadcasting was suspended. The sweep took a little over an hour. No explosives were found in the premises of Channel 5. Later, the TV channel  resumed its broadcasting.

The previous message about a bomb on the channel’s premises was on September 12, and in July there were six such calls. 

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