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State Duma says bomb call proves hoax

Everything continues to operate normally, officials said

MOSCOW, November 24. /TASS/. The bomb call received at the Russian State Duma’s building has turned out to be hoax, Duma officials said, adding that that the house was operating normally.

Earlier on Friday, a source in Moscow’s emergency services said that a telephoned bomb threat had been received on 1, Okhotny Ryad Street.

"An anonymous bomb call was received, the State Duma building was checked but no suspicious items were found, so everything continues to operate normally," the officials said.