At least 30 malls and 35 hospitals of St. Petersburg receive bomb threats

Mon 02 Dec 2019 17:04 GMT | 21:04 Local Time

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About 30 shopping malls and 35 medical facilities in St. Petersburg have received anonymous bomb calls, an emergency source told TASS.

"About 30 shopping malls and 35 medical facilities received bomb threat letters," the source said.

Another source told TASS that evacuation is underway in the Akademichesky and Zhemchuzhnaya Plaza shopping malls. Witnesses reported the evacuation of the Mega-Dybenko mall and other shopping centers on social media. The joint press service of the St. Petersburg courts earlier reported evacuation of courts following anonymous letters with bomb threats. Several courts have already resumed operation; no bomb threats have been confirmed to be real.




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