A series of telephone calls, in several cases originating from the same device, were received this Thursday morning at the 911 emergency telephone number with bomb threats for the Pink Housetrain stations Sáenz, Once, Constitution and Retirement and subway in Plaza de Mayo and Oncein addition to a school located in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Recoleta.
Given this scenario, police sources consulted by Infobae They stated that the Argentine Federal Police (PFA) and the Anti-Bomb Squad of the City Police were notified of the situation.
In the case of the Government House, as in the railway terminals and subway stations, The calls originated from the same phone.
As confirmed by this medium, A PFA explosives brigade worked in the Casa Rosada and ruled out the presence of suspicious artifacts. “It was a false alarm,” police sources stated.
For its part, Trenes Argentinos reported through their social networks the state of the railways affected by the bomb threats. In the case of Sarmiento train, it circulated with reduced service between Moreno and Caballito due to the bomb threat to the Once station. However, The warning was also false.
Meanwhile, the Catan branch of the Belgrano South train made a short trip between Villa Soldati and González Catán for approximately one hour, but then the PFA confirmed to this medium that The bomb threat to the Sáenz station was false. Little by little, the railway will normalize its operation.
A similar situation occurred with the Rock line, which connects Constitución with the southern area of the Buenos Aires suburbs. The different branches suffered delays and cancellations, affecting only platforms 2 and 3 of the Constitución station, but then the presence of explosives was ruled out and it is expected that in the morning it will normalize its services.
Due to a threat at the Lemos station, the Urquiza line operated on a limited basis between Campo de Mayo and Lacroze, but it was later detected that it was a false alarm and service was fully restored.
Likewise, a call alerted about an explosive device in the bathrooms of a school located on Presidente José Uriburu at 1000, but it was also a false alarm.
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