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Moscow's Vnukovo Airport Evacuated Following Bomb Threat

Vnukovo Airport

Moscow's Vnukovo Airport was evacuated on Thursday morning following two anonymous calls warning of a possible bomb threat, Interfax news agency reported.

Citing a spokesperson for the Interior Ministry , Interfax said a "mass evacuation" was taking place and that police and sniffer dogs were on the scene.

Interfax later reported no explosives were found at any of Vnukovo's terminals and the bomb scare had been a hoax.

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