Milan train station evacuated ahead of UEFA CL final

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A Milan train station has been evacuated ahead of Champions League final because of a suspicious package according to reports from Italy.

The Mirror says an unidentified object was found at the Cadorna metro station, a major route for fans travelling to tonight’s game.

And according to local reports, the alert came after a woman was spotted leaving parcels on the stairs of the station.

Thousands of fans are likely to travel through the station for the massive UEFA final game between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. A bomb squad has now discovered that the suspicious item is not dangerous. and the Metro service has resumed.

The police evacuated the station and blocked line 1, between Cairoli and Pagano, and line 2, between Garibaldi and Porta Genova.

The news comes soon after the head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency said Islamic State militants have Euro 2016 in their sights.

The comments from Hans-Georg Maassen, head of Germany’s Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, come after France’s spy chief said ISIS is gearing up for a campaign of bomb attacks on large crowds in his country.