Bomb Squad Called To Melbourne CBD During Peak Hour

A suspicious package was found.


15 February 2018

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A bomb squad was called to the Melbourne CBD during peak hour this afternoon.

Specialist units were called to Russell Street to conduct "safety checks" in the QV Building after a suspicious package was found.

Traffic has been blocked in both directions between Lonsdale and Little Lonsdale Streets, with people reportedly being locked inside nearby buildings until the checks were completed.

Police confirmed that a number of nearby businesses have also been evacuated.

 

 

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