Police give all clear at mall in Russian World Cup city after bomb threat

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Russian police carried out checks at a shopping mall in the soccer World Cup host city of Samara after receiving a bomb threat on Thursday, but found nothing dangerous on the premises, police told Reuters.

Three shopping malls and a hospital in Samara were evacuated after the threats was phoned in, local media reported.

Emergency services arrived at the malls with sniffer dogs, local media reported. The local branch of the emergency situations ministry was not immediately available for comment.

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