An unknown man threatened to blast Salut hotel situated in the center of Kyiv on Thursday.

According to the press-service of the Kyiv Interior Ministry Directorate, in the morning an unknown man called police and informed that an explosive devise would blast in the hotel at noon.

Pyrotechnical groups inspected the building but did not find any explosives. The hotel resumed its normal operation at 12.20. According to the press-service, the inspection was carried out without evacuation of hotel residents and personnel.

The case is under investigation of police.