Cops declare PNB building safe after bomb threat
MANILA, Philippines — Police found no explosives at the Philippine National Bank (PNB) Financial Center in Pasay City after its personnel received a bomb threat on Tuesday.
According to Pasay City police, an HR officer of the bank received a text message from an unidentified person at 12:04 p.m. threatening that a bomb will explode in the facility.
The threat was immediately reported to the police.
Around 3,000 people occupying the 12-story building were evacuated following the threat.
Police concluded the inspection and said the building is clear of explosives at 4:15 p.m.
Further investigation is ongoing.
Edited by GSG
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