Bomb threat at Greek metro station

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An unknown phone call to a media website claimed a bomb will explode at 9:37am in a well at the metro station in Egaleo.

Authorities immediately deployed a team from the Explosive Mechanism Decommissioning Unit and trains have been temporarily halted until the investigation has been completed.

The team are currently at Egaleo train station.

More news updates will follow as they come to hand.

Latest Update: The phone call alleging a timed bomb explosion has been proven to be a prank. The police force's bomb squad unit carried out an extensive search of the metro station and concluded that there was no threat of any explosive device.

Railway authorities have now commenced operations on the Egaleo train line.