Harvard Evacuates 4 Buildings For ‘Unconfirmed Reports Of Explosives’Posted: December 16, 2013
CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – Harvard University is evacuating four buildings on campus after unconfirmed reports of explosives.
Harvard tweeted this message just after 9 a.m:
Alert: Unconfirmed reports of explosives at four sites on campus: Science Center, Thayer, Sever, and Emerson. Evacuate those buildings now.
The university followed with another tweet saying, “There have been NO reports of explosions.”
Harvard said the buildings were evacuated “out of an abundance of caution,” while the unconfirmed reports were investigated.
Students are still on campus for exams this week, the managing editor of the campus newspaper, The Harvard Crimson, told WBZ-TV.
Employees were also alerted via automated phone message this morning.
No other details are available at this point.