Bomb scare disrupts Colombo Municipal Council work

[TamilNet, Monday, 07 May 2007, 16:10 GMT]
Soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and police personnel evacuated all employees of the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC), and conducted an extensive search of the premises after they received a tip off from an unidentified source that a bomb is about to detonate within the offices, sources in Colombo said.

Roads leading to the CMC office and its surroundings were temporarily closed for traffic and civilian movements till the search operation was over.

The Sri Lanka armed forces did not find any suspicious items from the CMC office.


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