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The Justice Palace in Baabda was evacuated on Wednesday after receiving a bomb threat.

Explosives experts, backed by police dogs, rushed to the scene to secure the area and search for the bombs.

According to AFP no bombs were found .

The anonymous caller claiming that there was a bomb in the Justice Palace aimed to confuse judges, LBC TV reported on Wednesday.

“It seems someone had a hearing in court and attempted to postpone it,” the station quoted an anonymous source as saying.

Earlier local media quoted security sources as saying an anonymous person called shortly after midday to inform there is a bomb planted in the Justice Palace in Baabda, near the presidential palace.

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