A phone call made by an unidentified person to the newspaper "Eleftherotypia" at 16:20 that a bomb had been placed at the Employment ministry resulted in Pireos street remaining closed for about an hour on Thursday afternoon and disrupting traffic.

The caller said that a bomb was going to explode in 20 minutes and police sealed off the area, while after the 20 minutes the building was checked by bomb disposal experts without anything suspicious being found.