Over the last month in 170 cities of Russia were evacuated of 1.04 million people due to anonymous message about the alleged bomb scares. On Tuesday, October 10, reports RIA Novosti citing a source in the emergency services.
For the past day cases of telephone terrorism was recorded in seven cities, including Moscow and Saint Petersburg. With 115 objects were evacuated 79 thousand people. Total for the month was “mined” 2,46 thousands of objects.
Also in Moscow, a wave of reports of mining swept on Friday, October 6. Was recorded more than 100 calls, more than 100 thousand people were evacuated.
October 8, police detained 42-the summer inhabitant of Moscow region who reported about the bomb allegedly planted in the store on Leningradsky Prospekt. He was detained near the house next door half an hour after the police arrived.
The head of the FSB Alexander Bortnikov reported that in a telephone terrorism are suspected, four Russians living abroad. The service believes that they may have accomplices on the territory of Russia. According to Bortnikov, the damage from message on a false mining amounted to 300 million rubles.
Anonymous calls about bombs was first recorded on 11 September this year. They are still going on, but in any case, information on a mining wasn’t confirmed.