June 26, 2018 / 9:35 PM / 2 months ago

Police vehicles, ambulances outside evacuated hotel in Russia's Rostov: Reuters witnesses

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police vehicles and ambulances surrounded the Topos Congress-Hotel in the soccer World Cup host city of Rostov-on-Don late on Tuesday, Reuters witnesses said.

Security blocks the entrance to the Topos Congress hotel in the soccer World Cup host city of Rostov-on-Don, Russia June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Police had earlier evacuated the hotel, according to hotel staff. Reuters witnesses said they were told by police that they had been evacuated due to a bomb threat.

None of the teams participating in the tournament was reported to be staying at the hotel in question.

Writing by Polina Ivanova, editing by G Crosse

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