Editions:  Austria · Denmark · France · Germany · Italy · Norway · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland
Advertisement

Bomb threat closes Vienna's Meidling station

Share this article

Bomb threat closes Vienna's Meidling station
Photo: APA-FOTO: HERBERT NEUBAUER
00:07 CET+01:00
A bomb threat on Wednesday night led to the lock down and evacuation of Vienna's Meidling railway station.

Six police vehicles attended the scene, according to a report from the Austrian Press Agency (APA).

Police were alerted after an anonymous call to Austrian national railways (ÖBB). Several platforms at the main station were closed and passengers were also asked to evacuate the Meidling underground line station. 

No explosives were found and the all-clear was given at 11:17 pm. 

Earlier in February, another bomb threat forced the closure of the Handelskai U6 station, while police investigated.

The day before, police arrested a 26-year-old man suspected of making at least ten hoax bomb threat calls.

Get notified about breaking news on The Local

Share this article

Advertisement

From our sponsors

The Swedish university where students tackle real-world problems

Ranked among the world's best young universities in the QS Top 50 Under 50, Linköping University (LiU) uses innovative learning techniques that prepare its students to tackle the challenges of tomorrow.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Jobs
Click here to start your job search
Advertisement
Advertisement

Popular articles

Advertisement

Noticeboard

Advertisement