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Lino Mirgeler/ dpa

The Office for Care and Health in Gera in Thuringia has been evacuated because of a threatening letter. All employees had already left the rooms before the police arrived, the officials said.

The police cordoned off the two affected buildings. According to the statement, the buildings are searched with dogs.

A spokesman for the police did not name the exact content of the threatening letter when asked. The letter was found in the morning. Unknown persons are already being investigated for threatening to commit a crime.