Bomb threat prompts evacuation

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A Thunder Bay Transit bus holds evacuated Bombardier employees after a bomb threat at the plant.
A Thunder Bay Transit bus holds evacuated Bombardier employees after a bomb threat at the plant.

Thunder Bay police are investigating a bomb scare that forced the evacuation of the city’s Bombardier plant on Friday.
Security at the Montreal Street light-rail factory received a bomb threat from a phone call shortly after noon. The plant’s more than 1,000 workers were immediately evacuated out into temperatures that dropped to about -22 C with the wind chill.

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