Estonia in brief

  • 2003-12-11
The Estonian emergency line 112 received two bomb alerts in one minute on Dec. 5 containing information about an explosive device that had allegedly been placed into the Stockmann department store in downtown Tallinn. Police evacuated store visitors and searched the five-story building for about an hour. No bombs were found and the mall reopened immediately. Police are now looking for the two unidentified Russian-speaking teenage callers. The Stockmann department store suffered from two bomb explosions organized by local racketeers in 2001.About 20,000 workers involved in education, cultu...
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