For the second day in a row, government buildings across the country were forced to evacuate after receiving bomb threats. In a post on X, the Mississippi Department of Public Safety confirmed that multiple buildings received bomb threats on Thursday (January 4).
"Multiple threats have been received across the state. Precautionary measures are being taken at all locations. Anyone with any information is asked to contact their local Crime Stoppers, police or sheriff's department, or the FBI," the department wrote.
Some of the buildings that received the threats included the Mississippi State Capitol, the Supreme Court, and the Tax Collector's Office. According to WLBT, the threats were also sent to courthouses and county government buildings across the state.