NOVOSIBIRSK, 11 Mar – RIA Novosti. Law enforcement agencies in Tomsk are carrying out checks after anonymous reports of “mining” that were sent to 11 schools at once, the regional administration reports. “The calls were received early in the morning, before classes began, so in most cases evacuation measures were not required. Now operatives are checking 11 Tomsk schools. For all indications at the moment, we are recording another wave of false reports “, – the words of the Deputy Governor of the Tomsk Region for Security Issues Igor Tolstonosov are quoted in the message.
The official said that despite the unconfirmed nature of the reports, the special forces are carrying out a full range of preventive measures.
“Each fact is carefully checked. In parallel, an operational investigative check is carried out on each of them: in the event of criminal liability for knowingly false reports of an act of terrorism, a sanction of up to ten years in prison is provided,” Tolstonosov said.