18 Oct 2017 14:23

Bomb scare at three Moscow railway stations turns out to be false alarm

MOSCOW. Oct 18 (Interfax) - The information on bomb threats at Moscow's Kursky, Paveletsky and Yaroslavsky Railway Stations has not been confirmed, an informed source told Interfax on Wednesday.

"The inspections are over, information was not confirmed on any of the calls," the source said.

The stations are now open to passengers, the source said.

Aviation security services have intensified control and inspection at Moscow's airports due to the anonymous threats at the Moscow railway stations, a source in the emergency services told Interfax.

"Special measures to intensify control and inspection are being taken at the Sheremetyevo, Domodedovo and Vnukovo airports due to similar threats of alleged explosive devices at Moscow railway stations. Aviation security services and the police are inspecting all passengers at the entrance, and security has been tightened at the entrance to the sterile area," the source said.