Courthouse evacuated over false bomb notice in Turkey’s Antalya
DHA photoThe main courthouse in the southern resort of Antalya was evacuated over a false bomb scare on Oct. 6, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Solmaz also denied reports of a suicide bomber inside the courthouse building, saying there was intelligence of a suspected bomb targeting police.
Meanwhile, police took extensive measures around the building, cordoning it off and evacuating people inside.
The Antalya Governor’s Office has stated that the police headquarters received two false bomb alerts from abroad via e-mail, which it described as an "attack on the image of the city."
It also added that the courthouse building had returned to its routine operation after the false alert.