Report: Thousands evacuated in Russia due to false bomb threats

Over the past several days, thousands of Russian citizens have been evacuated following a wave of anonymous bomb threats that turned out to be false. The government hasn’t issued an official comment.
Terror attack in Russia Photo credit: Sky News/ Channel 2 News

 

Over the past two days, more than 45 thousand people were evacuated across Russia following a wave of anonymous and false bomb threats. According to the threats, the bombs were placed in major airports, schools and government buildings across Moscow and other Russian cities.

According to reports, those responsible for the threats were still not located. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s Spokesperson declined to comment on the affair, which some say was part of an anti-terrorist drill.   

Several weeks ago, ISIS claimed responsibility for a stabbing attack in the Siberian city of Surgut in Russia.



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