The office of «Vkontakte» in St. Petersburg were evacuated because of a suspicious object

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary fotomontaggi in the social network Vkontakte in the office Mail.ru. Archival photoThe office of «Vkontakte» in St. Petersburg were evacuated because of a suspicious object© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary the image Bank

About 120 visitors and employees of the House of singer on Nevsky prospect in St. Petersburg, where is located the main office of a social network «Vkontakte», was evacuated on Thursday due to reports of a suspicious object, reported RIA Novosti on Friday a source in law enforcement bodies.

«Due to reports of a suspicious subject in the evening of November 29 was carried out the evacuation of about 120 people from the House of the singer. Inspection of premises has shown that threat items are not found», — said the Agency interlocutor.

He added that after checking people back into the building.

In a press-service «Vkontakte» RIA Novosti confirmed the evacuation, but did not elaborate. «Yes, yesterday really was the evacuation of the House of books», — said the Agency interlocutor.

On Wednesday in Moscow from 14 shopping centres and the Kiev railway station were evacuated about 4.5 thousand people. As later reported by the Metropolitan Directorate of the interior Ministry, all anonymous calls of «mining» of large shopping malls turned out to be false. A RIA Novosti source in law enforcement agencies said that since the beginning of the mass wave of telephone terrorism, which came in the country in the fall of 2017, about 3 million people evacuated nearly 230 cities of Russia.

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