Moscow Receives Over 20 Bomb Threats in One Day, Evacuates More Than 20,000 People

Moscow Receives Over 20 Bomb Threats in One Day, Evacuates More Than 20,000 People

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Date: Thu, 09/14/2017 - 15:47 / Keywords: MOSCOW, Bomb Threats, Emergency Services, RIA, Train Stations
Moscow Receives Over 20 Bomb Threats in One Day, Evacuates More Than 20,000 People
Moscow Receives Over 20 Bomb Threats in One Day, Evacuates More Than 20,000 People

(Yicai Global) Sept. 14 -- Russia’s public security department received more than 20 anonymous calls on Sept. 13, advising that there may be bombs planted in many public places across the capital city of Moscow.

More than 20,000 people have been evacuated so far,  China’s state-owned news agency Xinhua reported, citing Russian news outlet TASS.

The bomb threats involved shopping malls, railway stations, and universities in the capital. Authorities evacuated people from 20 locations.

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Keywords: MOSCOW, Bomb Threats, Emergency Services, RIA, Train Stations