Police Seal off Madrid Train Station in Bomb Hoax

January 2, 2015 10:52 AM

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Police have evacuated people from Madrid's Atocha train station and halted trains in and out of the busy city-center station following a bomb threat that police says was a hoax.

A police spokeswoman said a man who had threatened to set off a backpack bomb on a commuter train Friday morning was arrested but that police found no explosives in his bag. She could give no details on the man's identity.

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