More than million Russians evacuated due to bomb threat calls

Tue 10 October 2017 08:24 GMT | 12:24 Local Time

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More than one million people have been evacuated due to fake bomb calls, a source in the emergencies services said.

Such calls have been received in 170 Russian cities, claiming bombs were planted in thousands of buildings. They have hit the country a month ago.

"Since September 11, the calls about 'bombs' have been received at 2.46 thousand buildings in 170 cities of the country. A total of 1,460,000 people have been evacuated," RIA Novosti cited the source as saying.

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