Bomb warning spreads fear of terror attack in Russia

Bomb warning spreads fear of terror attack in Russia but no bombs found following security checks at two evacuated Moscow railway stations

Photo by: AP
Photo by: AP

At least 17 people were killed and 34 were wounded by a female suicide bomber at Volgograd railway station in southern Russia

Planted bombs warning at two railway stations in Russian capital Moscow have spread fear of terror attack but no bombs have been found in security checks after they were evacuated, Russian RIA news agency reported.

RIA also reported that about 500 people were evacuated from Paveletsky station as well as Kursky station following the bomb threat.

"At 16:36 the checks were completed. The anonymous information was not confirmed," the agency quoted from a source, saying about checks at Paveletsky station.

Russian police officials have refused to immediately give a statement concerning the incidents.

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