Bomb threat mars provincial voting in Canada

Ottawa, April 24 (IANS) Voting at a polling station in Prince Edward Island province of Canada was suspended Tuesday afternoon due to a bomb threat, according to CTV.

Police confirmed there was a bomb threat. The polling building was evacuated around 1 p.m. Tuesday (local time), reports Xinhua news agency.

Around 3:30 p.m., the provincial election authority issued a statement saying voting would resume at the center. It also confirmed the polling would remain open 7:30 p.m. local time — 30 minutes later than usual.



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