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Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation in Russia's Novosibirsk Region

No explosives have been found at a power plant following a bomb threat Friday in Russia's Siberian district, Russian media reported.

Specialist dogs examined the Novosibirsk hydroelectric power station and found nothing, the RIA Novosti news agency reported Friday.

There is an ongoing visual inspection, but workers are expected to return to the area and the cordon around the plant is expected to be lifted, the Kommersant newspaper reported, citing a plant spokesman.

About 100 employees of the power plant on the Ob River were evacuated after a reported bomb scare, the Izvestia newspaper reported Friday. All roads leading to the plant were cordoned off.

Security forces have begun searching for the anonymous sender of the bomb threat by tracing the IP address the threat was sent from, Izvestia reported.

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