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McCurtain County Community Hospital evacuated after bomb threat

KJRH Breaking News
Posted at 3:35 PM, Apr 18, 2023

UPDATE: Authorities gave the all-clear and no bomb was found in the hospital.

The McCurtain County Community Hospital was evacuated after a bomb threat.

The threats come a day after protests forced the hospital on lockdown as a precaution.

Patients were taken to a nearby medical clinic, and critical patients were airlifted to other hospitals.

Protesters gathered to urge the resignation of several county commissioners after the release of alleged recordings that had threats and racist comments.

WATCH coverage:

Audio Recordings Outrage Residents

The threats claimed if there are no resignations, then the hospital will be blown up. Authorities searched the hospital.

2 News is staying in touch with city officials, and we will update as we learn more.

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