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Taken Questions
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
June 7, 2001
Question taken at June 6, 2001 Daily Press Briefing

Mexico: Bomb Threat at Embassy (Taken Question)

Question:  What can you tell us about the bomb threat at our embassy in Mexico City?

Answer:  At 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, the Embassy switchboard received a call alleging that an explosive device might be placed at the Embassy.  The Embassy's guard forces and the local police conducted a thorough search of the facilities and found no evidence of any explosive device, declaring an all-clear by 2:00 a.m.  Embassy operations were not affected by the incident.


Released on June 7, 2001

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