Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Bomb threat at Sputnik

Bomb Disposal Units, Fire Dept Called to Sputnik HQ Following Bomb Threat
2 November, 2016

Bomb disposal units and fire department employees are working in at Sputnik's headquarters in Moscow following the bomb threat call. 

On Wednesday morning, an unidentified woman informed Moscow's police department about an explosive device which had allegedly been planted in the Sputnik HQ on Zubovsky Bulvar, a source in the emergency services told RIA Novosti. 

Police officers near the Sputnik HQ on Zubovsky bulvar 

"We received an anonymous call about a bomb threat in a building on Zubosky Bulvar. 

According to the preliminary data, it was a woman who called, her identity is being verified," the source said. 

 Firefighters near the entrance of the Sputnik HQ 

The Union of Journalists of Russia, the TV channel Moscow 360, and a restaurant are located in the same building on Zubovsky Bulvar as Sputnik HQ. However, it seems it was a false alarm. Sputnik continues to work as planned.

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