Courthouse was ‘mined’ in Lviv: about 200 people were evacuated

Source : 112 Ukraine

No explosive objects were found
23:10, 3 August 2020

112 Agency

In Lviv, police reported about the mining of the court. As a result, about 200 people were evacuated, the press service of the regional police said.

"On August 3, at 14:20, the police received an anonymous message about the mining of the Galitsky District Court of Lviv. Explosive technicians, dog handlers, an investigation team, patrol officers and officers of other police services in Lviv worked at the scene. From the building where Galitsky is located and the Zheleznodorozhny District Courts, as well as the Lviv Regional Administrative Court, evacuated about 200 workers and visitors," local police department said.

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Law enforcement officers examined the building and the surrounding area. No explosive or suspicious items were found.

The police are taking all measures to establish the identity of the attacker who provided the false message. The issue of opening criminal proceedings is being resolved.

As we reported before, law enforcement officers neutralized and detained an aggressor who threatened to blow up a bank in Kyiv.

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