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Namur Railway Station Bomb Threat: Full Story & Must-See Details

Namur Railway Station Bomb Threat

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A train station in Namur, Belgium has been evacuated due to a bomb threat. Police have confirmed the threat and are investigating.


What Happened?

Authorities have cleared the Namur Station in the Wallonia region of Belgium after receiving a telephone warning that two explosive devices were in the building.

Police and firefighters quickly arrived on the scene and completely evacuated the area. They also set up a security cordon.

A spokesperson for the SNCB rail network said rail services were being shut down as a precaution.

UPDATE: 1:00 P.M. EST: Standard railway traffic is set to resume after authorities cleared the area.


What Is Namur Railway Station?

Namur is the main railway station serving Namur, Belgium. The station is used by 18,600 people every day, making it the eighth busiest station in Belgium and the first in Wallonia. The station first opened on October 23, 1843. It contains six platforms and 11 tracks.

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