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Harvard University returns to normalcy after bomb hoax

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 12:08

Zee Media Bureau

Washington: A day after bomb hoax created scare in the Harvard University, normalcy returned to campus on Tuesday where students are appearing for their exams.

The bomb hoax call was made on Monday after which four buildings of the university were evacuated on the Cambridge, Massachusetts, campus.

The normal activity was resumed today after no explosives were found despite a thorough search of the campus.

However, authorities will continue investigating to determine who was responsible for the bomb threat that disrupted campus activities and forced some final exams to be suspended.

University authorities ordered four buildings evacuated after the threat was received and alerted the police that they had an "unconfirmed" report regarding the presence of explosives on campus.

Harvard authorities in a Twitter message instructed students to evacuate the Science Centre, Thayer, Sever and Emerson buildings, but all facilities later returned to their normal functions and operations.

First Published: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 09:46
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