Bomb threat at FIFA congress
Swiss police are investigating a bomb threat at the FIFA congress, a spokeswoman said on Friday.
“I can confirm there has been a bomb threat against the FIFA congress, officers have been dispatched" the spokeswoman for the city police said.
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The early and extended hour and a half lunch break was caused by the bomb threat, during which time the premises was searched and ultimately cleared for use.
Fifa General Secretary Jerome Valcke said:
"A bomb threat was received, and as a precaution the Swiss authorities searched the premises.
"It was cleared and the congress can continue."