Police officers stand guard outside a university after a telephone ...
Sep 16th, 2011
(Reuters) - Police officers stand guard outside a university after a telephone bomb threat in a shantytown of Villa El Salvador in Lima, September 16, 2011. Police searched for explosives at a university after receiving a telephone bomb threat that turned out to be a false alarm. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares (PERU - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS) -
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