07:01 GMT09 August 2020
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    Nearly 1,500 people have been evacuated from the Solovei cinema in Moscow after an anonymous phone call informing police of a bomb threat.

    "Following the anonymous call 1,400 people were evacuated from the cinema center. The building is currently being checked," a source at Russian emergency services told Sputnik.

    The Moscow police told Sputnik that security officers are examining the cinema.

    "An anonymous individual made a phone call and voiced threats to the organization. Policemen are checking the building," the source said adding that the identity of the individual is being established.

    Haven't watched the movie until the end, evacuation underway.

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    bomb alert, Russian Police, Moscow, Russia
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