Makhachkala, May 20, Interfax - The police have evacuated people from the Muslim board building in Makhachkala in the wake of an anonymous bomb threat message, the press service of the regional branch of the Interior Ministry told Interfax on Monday.
"The republic's Muslim board building was cordoned off in the city of Makhachkala. Unnamed messages about mining the building were received. Bomb disposal experts and police dog handlers, as well as employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations are working at the scene. People were evacuated, the building is being searched," the interlocutor of the news agency said.
There is a traffic jam in neighboring streets, he said.