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    Fourteen Schools Across UK Evacuated Over Bomb Threats

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    14 schools across the United Kingdom were evacuated due to bomb threats, according to local media.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A string of bomb threats triggered evacuation of 14 schools across the United Kingdom on Tuesday, local media reported.

    Four of the evacuated schools are located in the British capital of London. All of them received calls about suspicious devices on their premises.

    "The schools were evacuated as a precaution while the incidents were looked into,” a Metropolitan Police spokesperson said as quoted by The Independent newspaper adding that the incidents were treated as "malicious communications."

    Other affected schools are located in West Midlands and Cornwall. In all the cases police, currently searching for the alleged hoax caller, found no credible threat.

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