Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

More than 1,000 employees evacuated from Kia after bomb scare

Although a bomb in the Slovak plant of the Korean carmaker was not found, employees had to be evacuated and production halted.

Kia Motors Slovakia in Teplička nad Váhom.(Source: Jana Liptáková)

In the Kia Motors Slovakia (KMS) plant in Teplička nad Váhom, a bomb was announced in the middle of the night. More than 1,000 employees had to be evacuated. Police experts did not find any bomb, the spokesman of Kia Motors Slovakia, Dušan Dvořák, informed the TASR newswire.

“Shortly before 2:00 the police stated that there is a bomb reported in the plant,” Dvořák said, adding that production was halted and all employees were evacuated.

Police experts concluded the investigation in the plant around 7:00. “No explosive was found on the premises,” the spokesman stated. “Night shift production was gradually restarted after police experts concluded the investigation in individual production halls.”

Spokesperson of Žilina Regional Police, Jana Balogová, confirmed that police have already started a criminal prosecution in the spreading of the scaremongering news.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

The Financial Administration’s head resigns from post

František Imrecze says his decision was spontaneous.

František Imrecze

People will gather to support imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker

The open letter in support of Sentsov has been signed by more than 2,800 people.

People hold posters to support Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who is currently on hunger strike in a Russian jail to demand the release of the other Ukrainian hostages taken by the Kremlin, in front of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Kiev on August 21, 2018.

Institutions can be quickly destroyed, but they are hard to build

Head of the To Dá Rozum intiative, Renáta Hall, talks about the impacts of a dispute between the academy of sciences and the Education Ministry.

Renáta Hall

Man from Russian sanction list trained president’s and PM’s bodyguards

Denis Riauzov is on the sanctions list and the secret services believe he is a Russian agent.