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Mapua University suspends classes due to bomb threat

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 11:25 AM September 19, 2019
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MANILA, Philippines — Mapua University on Thursday suspended classes in its Makati and Intramuros campuses due to a reported bomb threat.

The university, through its official Twitter account, advised students and employees to vacate both the Intramuros and Makati campuses.

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The university added that all classes will instead be conducted online.

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The Makati City police said that the Student Discipline Secretary of the Makati campus received a text  message from an unknown number warning school administration that the university will be bombed within three hours.

The Manila Police District meantime declared the Intramuros campus safe after a thorough inspection at 11:30a.m.

Further investigation is ongoing as of posting time. /gsg

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