Montreal's Concordia University Threatened By Terrorist Attack
Stay away from downtown.
Concordia University has been evactuated due a bomb threat.
According to the Montreal Gazette, police are investigating because a letter has been sent to media outlets this morning which threatened that a bomb was going to go off at Concordia, and that muslim students were the target.
Evacuate EV and Hall Buildings on SGW campus, immediately. Classes cancelled; may resume at 6 p.m. Avoid buildings. More info:concordia.ca— Concordia University (@Concordia) March 1, 2017
The threat was directed at the Hall building on de Maisonneuve Blvd. and the Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts building on Ste-Catherine St. They have all been evacated as of 11:30 this morning.
The letter comes from a group called the Council of Conservative Citizens of changed,” Canada, and according to The Montreal Gazette the letter read:
“Now that President Trump is in office south of the border, things have changed"
#Concordia has issued an evacuation order for the EV & the Hall Building, due to a bomb threat that we received. For more info, concordia.ca— Concordia University (@Concordia) March 1, 2017