U.S. Consulate In Milan Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat

08/06/2013 12:13 pm ET | Updated Oct 06, 2013

MILAN, Aug 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. consulate in central Milan was evacuated on Tuesday after a bomb alert, a police officer said.

Police were still on the premises after being called in by consulate employees when they received a suspicious letter that mentioned an explosive device, the officer said.

No more details were immediately available. (Reporting by Ilaria Polleschi, writng by Silvia Aloisi; Editing by Michael Roddy)

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