Man who reported hoax bomb threat at Sheremetyevo airport detained

# 09:32
30 January 2020

The law enforcement agencies have detained a man who reported a fake bomb threat at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport, an emergency source said on Thursday, APA reports citing TASS.

"The administration of [Moscow's] Sheremetyevo airport received a message claiming that a bomb had been planted in a runway. No explosive objects were found during the search. The man who reported a hoax bomb threat has been detained. His identity and motives are being established," the source said.

The airport is currently operating as usual.