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Bomb scare at Thessaloniki courthouse a hoax

Bomb disposal experts called to the main courthouse in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on Tuesday following an anonymous telephone call warning of a bomb have said that the threat was a hoax.

The call shortly after 11 a.m. to one of the court's offices.

Police evacuated the premises and called in experts to scour the building for explosives.

The all-clear was given shortly after and the courts are now continuing as usual.

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