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Report of explosives evacuates Harvard

Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 10:02 AM
Last updated 7:04 PM
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard University says four buildings on its campus outside Boston are being evacuated because of unconfirmed reports of explosives. The school tweeted that there have been no reports of any explosions.

Three of the buildings being evacuated in Cambridge border Harvard Yard.

The school posted alerts on its emergency page and its Twitter account. They say that both school and city police are investigating, and the university will provide more information soon.

Harvard says in a statement that its university police department received the unconfirmed report that explosives may have been placed in the four buildings and they were evacuated out of an abundance of caution.

Final exams have begun at the Ivy League school.

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