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Police detect possible bomb in Barcelona station, evacuate trains

MADRID (Reuters) – Police closed two train lines in Barcelona’s main station on Wednesday after a security scanner detected an object inside a suitcase that could be an explosive.

Bomb disposal teams had been sent to the Barcelona Sants station.

“We have received notification about 8 am (0700 GMT). Security of (rail company) Adif has seen an object with a scanner the shape of a possible explosive device inside a suitcase. We continue to make checks,” Catalan police said on Twitter.

Two trains were evacuated.

Reporting by Paul Day, Editing by Angus MacSwan

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