Alarm for bomb attack in the center of Skopje, the surrounding buildings are evacuated
A bomb attack alarm in the center of Skopje, near the National Theater, has caused panic tonight and set in motion law enforcement structures.
The media of Northern Macedonia report that the show scheduled for this evening has been canceled and that the citizens who bought the tickets online will get their money back.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs has informed the public that it acted after the denunciations for the attack, after a person at 16:45 appeared at the box office of the National Theater of Macedonia.
According to the Ministry of Interior, these were standard police measures, after the denunciations and immediately after the controls and the reliability of the information are completed, we will inform the public.
The Ministry of Interior called on citizens to remain calm after blocking several roads near the Theater, the Prosecutor's Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as evacuating workers from the surrounding buildings.
Later, the Ministry informed that after the bomb alert in the center of Skopje, it carried out all the checks and concluded that the bomb alert was false and that there was no danger to the lives of citizens.
Meanwhile, all measures have been taken to find the person who disseminated this false information and caused panic among the citizens, according to local authorities.