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Thousands Evacuated In Moscow Over Terror Threat

Thousands evacuated in Moscow, Russia over terror threat

Over 10,000 people were evacuated from several department stores in Moscow on Thursday due to a bomb threat, according to law enforcement agencies. 

Police evacuated thousands of people from the GUM and TsUM department stores located in central Moscow.

Tass.ru reports:

According to law enforcement, people are evacuated from the GUM and TsUM department stores located in central Moscow, the Gagarinsky and Kuntsevo Plaza shopping malls, and all nine Auchan hypermarkets.

In some stores the evacuation has been completed, and in some others it continues.

TASS has no official commentary from the law enforcement bodies.