Members of the Port aux Basques RCMP have responded to a bomb threat aboard the Atlantic Vision.Apparently a hoax, but still disruptive. Atlantic Vision is a ferry operated by Marine Atlantic between Newfoundland and the Canadian mainland.
Sgt. Wayne Newell of the RCMP said at approxametly 10 a.m. this morning, police responded to a bomb threat aboard the Atlantic Vision. The threat indicated that the bomb would explode at 3 p.m. today.
"The RCMP is working closely with Marine Atlantic in the execution of their emergency operations plan to ensure the safe evacuation of all persons." said Sgt. Newall.
Port aux Basques is located on the southern tip of Newfoundland, Canada.