Simplon Tunnel Switzerland, bomb threat halts rail traffic

Posted on March 14, 2013 • Filed under: Europe, Terrorism

A bomb threat halted rail traffic for six hours through the Simplon tunnel on Wednesday, police and Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) said. Media in the southern Swiss canton of Valais received an anonymous threat at 11:15am stating that there were explosives on a train carrying out maintenance in the tunnel linking Switzerland and Italy, local police said in a statement. Read Article

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