Madrid skyscraper housing embassies evacuated over bomb threat
Madrid, Apr 16: A skyscraper in Madrid that houses the British, Dutch, Australian and Canadian embassies was being evacuated on Tuesday over a bomb threat, police said.
"A bomb threat was received.... Evacuation has started, we have to work and do checks," a police spokesman told AFP.
With a height of 235 metres, the 57-story Torrespacio building is one of four skyscrapers that makes up a business park in northern Madrid.
The Australian embassy said on Twitter that it would "remain closed for the rest of today, Tuesday 16 April, until further notice."