The crowd watched the closed door, the tiled verandah and the three empty chairs with bated breaths.
The open-door summit between the Prime-Minister, the Home-Minister and the Leader-of-opposition was abandoned as they were whisked away by the security. The PM-house was summarily evacuated and cordoned off.
The press waited for the bomb-squad to finish their search.
Finally, the bomb-squad came out and rode away without responding to the queries of the press.
The media had a field day airing speculations.
The public perceived the government as weak and lacking will to combat terrorism. The opposition’s election-strategy succeeded.
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Thanks for the prompt Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. SHALOM.