06 Feb '11, 8am

Russian police were combing Moscow's nine railway stations for explosives after receiving a telephoned bomb threat.

Russian police were combing Moscow's nine railway stations for explosives after receiving a telephoned bomb threat.

Russian police on Sunday were combing Moscow's nine railway stations for explosives after receiving a telephoned bomb threat. -- PHOTO: AFP MOSCOW - RUSSIAN police on Sunday were combing Moscow's nine railway stations for explosives after receiving a telephoned bomb threat two weeks after a suicide bomber killed 36 people at a Moscow airport. An unidentified man called police saying bombs had been laid at three of Moscow's nine railway stations and they would soon go off, a transport police spokesman said. 'He did not identify the three railway stations and a decision was made to evacuate Yaroslavsky, Leningradsky and Kazansky railway stations,' Tatyana Agapova, spokesman for transport police for the Central Federal District that includes Moscow, told AFP. She added that police were also searching the other six stations for explosives. Moscow has been on edge since a suici...

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