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Thousands evacuated in Poland due to bomb threat

December 6, 2013

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The police say they have evacuated 5,000 people from offices of five ministries in Warsaw which received email bomb threats. No bombs were found following the evacuations on Friday.

Police spokesman Krzysztof Hajdas said the threats were sent to the infrastructure, defense, economy, health and culture ministries.

Police experts are trying to identify the authors of the emails, who could face up to eight years in prison.

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