Commuter chaos as all trains are stopped from getting into or leavingMelbourne’s Flinders Street Station and police sweep carriages for ‘BOMBS’
- Officers marched via Flinders Street prepare station within the CBD at about 5pm
- All companies have been halted and passengers have been instructed to hunt alternate transport
- One commuter wrote on Twitter: ‘Holy s**t I simply bought bomb squadded off a prepare’
Commuters in Melbourne are terrified that closely armed police who stormed carriages throughout peak hour have been on the lookout for ‘bombs’.
Officers marched via Flinders Street prepare station within the metropolis’s CBD at about 5pm on Monday.
All companies have been halted and passengers have been instructed to ‘search alternate transportation’.
Passengers used Twitter to add footage of officers with helmets and enormous weapons marching via the busy station.
Officers marched via Flinders Street prepare station (pictured) within the metropolis’s CBD at about 5pm on Monday
One person mentioned: ‘Victoria Police Critical Incident Response Teams (CIRT) are doing a bomb sweep of trains.’
‘Stay secure,’ he added.
Another person wrote: ‘Holy s**t I simply bought bomb squadded off a prepare.’
Someone else there was ‘chaos’ on the station, as all strains have been suspended.
‘Heavily armed police seen leaving a platform at Flinders St Station,’ he wrote.
‘Chaos as all strains suspended. Passengers listed here are being instructed to hunt alternate transportation.’
Victoria Police instructed Daily Mail Australia officers have been ‘doing security checks’.
‘Police have closed the world down as a security precaution whereas they conduct their checks,’ a spokesman mentioned.
Metro Trains warned passengers at about 5.20pm that each one companies have been stopped from arriving or departing Flinders Street station ‘resulting from a police request’.
‘Please hear for bulletins and examine data show screens for journey data,’ the transport organisation wrote on Twitter.
The station has since been deemed ‘secure’ by police and trains are anticipated to renew.