Hundreds Evacuated From Moscow Hotel Over False Bomb Threat

Almost a thousand people have been evacuated from the “Cosmos” hotel in northern Moscow after a call about an explosive device planted in the building. The hotel has been checked by K-9 police teams. The latest info suggests the call was false.

Around nine hundred people were evacuated from the hotel on Saturday night after a call about an explosive device planted in the building, a police source told RIA Novosti news agency.


The source said that two lower floors and the concert hall have already been checked. Examination of the whole building will take up to three hours.

Another security source of the city news agency “Moskva” confirmed information.

The latest info suggests the call was false.

A show by a Russian comedy group “Uralskiye pelmeni” held in the hotel concert hall was reportedly interrupted.