A blast occurred on Armenească St in Chisinau, near the building of the Ministry of Home Affairs, on June 3.
Contacted by IPN for details, Alina Zbancă, adviser on communication at the Minisytry, said the area was enclosed after carabineers patrolling nearby saw a suspicious bag there. A bomb squad travelled to the scene and set off a controlled explosion.
According to the preliminary reports, there were no explosives in the bag. There were a clock and flowers inside it. The police are to establish who put the bag there using the surveillance cameras working in the proximity. The version that someone simply forgot the bag there is not excluded.