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Torre Espacio Bomb threat: Madrid skyscraper housing embassies evacuated

Madrid (Spain), April 16 : A skyscraper in Madrid that houses several embassies has been evacuated after a bomb threat.

Staff at the Australian embassy in the Torre Espacio (Space Tower) skyscraper received a phone call with the threat.The skyscraper has been evacuated.

The police has cleared the VIP area surrounding the Spain’s fourth highest skyscraper and the 24th highest in Europe.

The British and Canadian embassies in Spain are also located in the building.

Spain’s National Police tweeted the skyscraper had been “evicted for security reasons”.

“Please, any person inside the building or in the immediate vicinity follow the instructions of the security personnel,” the force added.

 

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