Bomb threat received at FIFA congress in Zurich – local media reports
May 29, 2015 11:06
A bomb threat has been received at the FIFA Congress in Zurich, Swiss police have confirmed to local media.
Authorities were alerted around 11 a.m. local time, police spokesman Marco Cortesi confirmed.
It remains unknown whether the congress will resume.
Protests have been taking place outside the meeting venue on Friday, with pro-Palestinian protesters calling for Israel’s suspension from FIFA.
The vote on Israel’s status was set to be held on Friday at the request of Palestinians, who complain about restrictions on training and competition.
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