Updated | Gozo Channel services resume after bomb threat grounds service for three hours

Gozo Channel services have resumed after a bomb threat stopped all ferries from working • All ferry services between Malta and Gozo have been suspended while the army's bomb disposal unit searches the ships after the company received a bomb threat 

All Gozo Channel ferry services have resumed after a bomb threat stopped all services between Malta and Gozo, Gozo Channel has confirmed.

Police received information about a bomb threat in a Gozo Channel ferry on Tuesday morning.

Gozo Channel executive chairman, Joe Cordina, said bomb disposal services searched a ferry in Cirkewwa and two other ferries in Mgarr, Gozo as the threat was not made on a specific ship. 

The ferries have been evacuated.

Camera footage from Cirkewwa showed that there was a bomb disposal van near the ferry, as all the ferries and cars were searched. 

All services stopped between Malta and Gozo while operations by the army's bomb disposal unit are underway. In a statement, the Gozo Ministry apologised to passengers for the inconvenience.

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