Suspected bomb threat triggers evacuation and lockdown at Singapore’s MSE Office

Source: Lianhe Zaobao; Google Street View

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment (MSE) main office, situated at 40 Scotts Road, reportedly received a bomb threat on the morning of Wednesday (23 Aug).

As reported by Singaporean Chinese media outlet Lianhe Zaobao, a reader provided a tip-off that the ministry’s office building had received a suspicious bomb threat on Wednesday morning.

Notices were displayed within the building, alerting occupants to an ongoing emergency and initiating a lockdown protocol around 9.30 am.

In response, all employees within the premises were swiftly evacuated to the entrance, and the building was placed under a state of lockdown.

Zaobao further reported that both the MSE and the Singapore Police Force were being contacted by the media to confirm the details of the incident.

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