BOMB SCARE AT SHERATON HOTEL IN MOOREA

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PAPE‘ETE, Tahiti, French Polynesia (October 26, 2001 – Tahitipresse)---An alert was declared Thursday at the Sheraton Hotel of Moorea, in the Windward Islands, following a bomb threat telephone call.

The hotel immediately evacuated 160 tourists and 100 employees.

Police and fire department personnel responded within minutes.

Nothing suspicious was found following an investigation of the site.

Police declared the call a hoax.

For additional reports from Tahiti Press, go to PACIFIC ISLANDS REPORT News/Information Links: Other News Sources: Agence Tahitienne de Presse.

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