Bomb alerts at Moscow train stations


About 500 people have been evacuated from two railway stations in Moscow after police were tipped off about bombs being planted, RIA news agency cited an emergency services source as saying.

RIA reported that Paveletsky and Kursky stations had been evacuated on Friday and said later that no bomb was found at Kursky after sniffer dogs searched the station. It did not say what had happened at Paveletsky station.

Police in Moscow declined immediate comment.