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    Australian police announced on Monday that the northwestern part of the city of Melbourne that was previously cordoned off due to a reported bomb threat was safe, local media reported, citing a police spokeswoman.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Australian police announced on Monday that the northwestern part of the city of Melbourne that was previously cordoned off due to a reported bomb threat was safe, local media reported, citing a police spokeswoman.

    Earlier in the day, an ABC News broadcaster said that a bomb squad and a fire brigade were sent to the area between Melbourne's Kellaway Avenue and Mount Alexander Road to examine a bus parked near the council headquarters, local library and a police station.

    According to the media outlet, law enforcement agencies had not evacuated individuals from nearby public institutions.

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