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29 Jan 2020 | 08:26 AM UTC

North Macedonia: Bomb threat prompts evacuation at Skopje City Mall January 29

Police responding to bomb threat at Skopje City Mall January 29; heightened security presence expected over the coming hours



Police are responding to a bomb threat reported at Skopje City Mall on the afternoon (local time) of Wednesday, January 29. The immediate area has been evacuated and authorities are investigating. Details still emerging; avoid the area.

A heightened security presence and transportation disruptions are to be expected over the coming hours.


Individuals in the vicinity of Skopje City Mall are advised to monitor developments, avoid the area, report suspicious objects and behavior to the police, prepare for transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.