Friday, May 29, 2009

Bomb Scare Shuts Busy Montreal Metro Station At Height Of Rush Hour

Photo: Pedestrians flood the downtown core after a suspicious package was found at Berri-UQAM metro. (Corinne Smith/CBC)

From The CBC:

Montreal's downtown core was paralyzed for more than three hours Thursday afternoon after police were called to a bomb threat in the city's biggest subway station.

The incident occurred shortly after 5:15 p.m. ET when a man told a transit operator he had a bomb in his suitcase. He then dropped the suitcase and ran away, officials told Radio-Canada.

A police bomb squad was called in and officers blew up the suspicious suitcase shortly after 8 p.m.

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My Comment: Montreal also has crazy people.

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