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Manitoba Legislative Building reopens after evacuation prompted by phone call

The Manitoba Legislative Building was evacuated Thursday afternoon. Josh Arason / Global News

The Manitoba Legislative Building was reopened after an evacuation Thursday afternoon.

The building was evacuated just after 2:30 p.m. during Question Period.

The fire chief on scene said the evacuation was prompted by a phone call from someone who claimed to have left a toxic substance in the public gallery.

Winnipeg police issued a tweet at 4:15 p.m. that said the area was cleared.

The Manitoba Legislative Building was evacuated just after 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

 

 

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