Bomb threat suspends work in Colpetty bank
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 13 June 2006, 11:16 GMT]
Work at the National Savings Bank located on Galle Road Colpetty was suspended following a bomb threat issued by an anonymous caller at 8:15 am Tuesday morning. Colpetty Police and Bomb Disposal Squad of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) rushed to the location but found no explosive devices inside the building, sources in Colombo said.
The caller issued the threat to the receptionist at the bank.
Traffic along the Galle Road was blocked temporarily while the Police and the Bomb squad inspected the building, sources said.