February 13, 2020 / 12:27 PM / 14 days ago

Amazon headquarters in Madrid briefly evacuated after false bomb threat: police

MADRID (Reuters) - The Madrid headquarters of U.S. online retailer Amazon.com Inc were temporarily evacuated on Thursday after a bomb threat which proved to be false, Spanish police said.

“It was a false alarm,”, a police spokeswoman said, adding that Amazon’s staff were re-entering the building. An Amazon spokesman confirmed staff were back to work.

Reporting by Emma Pinedo and Jose Elías Rodríguez, editing by Ingrid Melander

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