Several thousand people have been evacuated from ten shopping malls in Moscow due to bomb threat reports, an emergency source said,
"Operative services have received reports of bomb threats in more than 10 shopping malls. Several thousand people were evacuated from the buildings," TASS cited the source as saying.
Among the "mined" trading malls are Tsvetnoi, Atrium and Metropolis.
According to earlier reports, a threat of explosion was declared in the trading malls Kapitoly on Sheremetyevskaya Street in Moscow and Gorbushkin Dvor, from which visitors and personnel were evacuated. Police officers and specialist officers with sniffer dogs are investigating the territory of the shopping malls.