University of Texas Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat [Update: NDSU also Evacuated]
Via University of Texas:
Evacuation due to threats on campus. Immediately evacuate ALL buildings and get as far away as possible. More information to come.
And via the Dallas Morning Star:
A campus-wide email has just been sent to students, faculty and staff that all should take cover. Police are responding.
The message reads: Evacuation due to threats on campus immediately evacuate all buildings get as far away from the buidings as possible. Further information to come.
Police are indicating that it is a response to a general bomb threat. New reports say it was phoned in at 8:45 a.m. claiming al Qaeda links and numerous bombs.
North Dakota State University has also been evacuated:
North Dakota State has ordered a campus-wide evacuation this morning after a report of a bomb threat.
This alert was posted on NDSU’s website:
“NDSU is requiring all employees and students to leave campus by 10:15 a.m. This includes residence hall students, who, if necessary, should walk to locations off campus. This also includes the downtown buildings and agricultural facilities.
NDSU received a bomb threat, prompting this evacuation. Updates will follow.