CNN News Corporation’s Base Shut Down Due To Bomb Treat..!!

The CNN news corporation’s base at the Time Warner Center in Columbus Circle, Manhattan, was evacuated shortly after 10.30pm on Thursday night.

The New York Police Department bomb squad were seen on the scene while investigations are being carried out.

According to cable news reporter,Brian Stelter,”The NYPD is investigating a bomb threat near CNN NYC’s office at Columbus Circle. Due to the threat, the office has been evacuated. Right now CNN is airing taped programming due to the disruption.he tweeted.

”Call came in at 9.47pm claiming there were five bombs in the building”,he said.

The evacuation came shortly after Donald Trump tweeted another attack on the media.

The President wrote: “FAKE NEWS – ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE!”

CNN anchor Don Lemon was forced to evacuate in the middle of his live show.

He tweeted: “We were evacuated in the middle of my live show. Bomb threat. We’re running taped programming. NYPD is investigating. Stay tuned.”

According to officials;

Police and fire department trucks immediately blocked all vehicle and pedestrian traffic on West 58th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue.

The bomb threat comes just weeks after CNN was targeted in a pipe bomb scare.

The network’s bureau in the Time Warner Center was evacuated in October after a package with an explosive device, addressed to former CIA Director John Brennan, was discovered.

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