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Bomb Threat Targets Kyushu University Campuses

The following announcement was posted on Kyushu University’s website:

Campus entry restriction due to bomb threat notice targeting Kyushu University
Release date: 2020.07.09

A post was found on the Internet on Wednesday, July 8 stating that 25 sites in the main buildings of Kyushu University will be bombed at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 10.

Currently, Kyushu University is strengthening the patrol on campus in cooperation with the police. In order to prioritize the safety of our students, faculty and staff, as well as our neighbor community, the university will impose campus entry restrictions on Friday, July 10 as follows.

Ito Campus・Hospital Campus・Ohashi Campus・Chikushi Campus・Hakozaki Campus (excluding Kyushu University Hospital)

・Faculty and Staff: Until noon on Friday, July 10 From 12 p.m. onwards, please switch to teleworking etc. and refrain from entering the campuses (Excluding those who must perform tasks on-site)

・Students and non-Kyushu University members : All day on Friday, July 10

Source: (English) https://www.kyushu-u.ac.jp/en/notices/view/197 (in Japanese) https://www.kyushu-u.ac.jp/ja/notices/view/166

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Fukuoka Prefecture
Published: Jul 9, 2020 / Last Updated: Jul 9, 2020

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