Bomb threat at Frankfurt train station, hundreds evacuated – police

Some 500 people had to be evacuated from a train in Frankfurt due to a bomb threat, local police reported.

The law enforcement evacuated the passengers of the Intercity-Express train operating between Zurich and Kiel.

German police evacuate 500 train passengers due to bomb threat

Police stopped the high-speed train that was travelling from Zurich to the northern German city of Kiel at Frankfurt Sued – a station in southern Frankfurt – after they received a bomb threat via phone, a police spokesman said.

He said police were searching the train but had not yet found anything suspicious. He said he could not provide further details.

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