Concordia University evacuates three buildings after bomb threats

Concordia University evacuates three buildings after bomb threats

People are evacuated from Concordia University in Montreal, Wednesday, March 1, 2017, following a bomb threat. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes.

MONTREAL — Some Concordia University buildings in downtown Montreal are closed after the institution received bomb threats targeting Muslim students.

Classes are disrupted for several hundred students and Montreal police are searching the three buildings.

Police say the threats appeared in emails targeting one specific group.

Concordia president Alan Shepard says he has been in touch with Muslim student leaders.

The Canadian Press

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