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Updated: Road to UNBC re-opened

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Update, 11:15 am. RCMP say the road to UNBC has now been re-opened. They confirm they have disposed of what they are calling an improvised explosive device.

RCMP have closed the road leading to the University of Northern British Columbia campus in Prince George from Foothills Boulevard.
Late last night RCMP in Prince George received reports of a  device on the road leading to the University of Northern British Columbia from Foothills Boulevard. Officers did attend and  the explosive disposal unit is now en route from Vancouver. 

In the meantime the road is closed to all vehicles and foot traffic, and is expected to remain closed for hours. 

The university remains open and accessible via Tyner Boulevard. 

RCMP say the device is small, and they do not believe the university to be at risk.

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