A Russian police officer patrols the store GUM, at Red Square in Moscow, on Tuesday, after dozens of fake bomb calls prompted authorities to evacuate shopping malls, schools and other buildings. Photo: APA Russian police officer patrols the store GUM, at Red Square in Moscow, on Tuesday, after dozens of fake bomb calls prompted authorities to evacuate shopping malls, schools and other buildings. Photo: AP
A Russian police officer patrols the store GUM, at Red Square in Moscow, on Tuesday, after dozens of fake bomb calls prompted authorities to evacuate shopping malls, schools and other buildings. Photo: AP

Moscow evacuates 50,000 after 300 hoax bomb threats target schools, shopping centres and offices

  • The threats targeted 130 venues across the Russian capital on Tuesday

Topic |   Russia
A Russian police officer patrols the store GUM, at Red Square in Moscow, on Tuesday, after dozens of fake bomb calls prompted authorities to evacuate shopping malls, schools and other buildings. Photo: APA Russian police officer patrols the store GUM, at Red Square in Moscow, on Tuesday, after dozens of fake bomb calls prompted authorities to evacuate shopping malls, schools and other buildings. Photo: AP
A Russian police officer patrols the store GUM, at Red Square in Moscow, on Tuesday, after dozens of fake bomb calls prompted authorities to evacuate shopping malls, schools and other buildings. Photo: AP
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