translated from Spanish: Hoax bomb put on alert stations in Barcelona and Madrid

a suspicious object in the luggage of a passenger who was about to take a train from Barcelona to Madrid today put on alert to the two major stations of both city It is an episode which finally ended in “false alarm”.” Our agents have carried out relevant checks in Madrid Atocha station and it’s a false alarm. The police device is removed. Everything returns to normal,”informed the national police on Twitter after the uproar caused.” In relation to the sighting of this morning of a suspicious object at the Sants station is it underpinned since it represents no danger”, also highlighted the Catalonia police (Mossos d’Esquadra). It all started when, in the nine hours (local), the Mossos are warned that a scan had detected a “possible explosive device inside a suitcase-shaped object” station Barcelona Sants, one of the largest in the Catalan capital. The suspicions led to evict two trains and warned police officers specialized in explosives (give). According to sources of the national police, the passenger of the suspicious suitcase climbed to train with destination Madrid, by which over ten hours (local), arriving in the Spanish capital, agents took “appropriate measures” at the Atocha station to make “a comprehensive security control”. Finally the explosive course was actually a grenade-shaped belt buckle. After this check, the alert was deactivated and the two stations returned to normal in a matter of minutes, albeit with delays in the movement of trains between the two major Spanish cities.

Original source in Spanish

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