Problem

False bomb warnings

Other Names:
Bomb warning hoaxes
Incidence:
More than 100 hoax calls and over 200 suspect parcels resulted in cordoning off procedures which closed many parts of the London Underground one day in 1994. Although hoax calls are received every day, this spate of false bomb warnings was linked to fatal terrorist bombings earlier in the year.
Related Problems:
Urban terrorism
Values:
Fallacy
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET