UT Orders Evacuation Of All Campus Buildings

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

University of Texas Twitter Account:

https://twitter.com/UTAustin

 

***Update***
From UT Austin Twitter: "All activities except classes will resume at 5 p.m. Buildings may be reentered at noon. Today's classes are cancelled."
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The University of Texas has evacuated all campus building after receiving phoned-in threat that multiple bombs had been placed on
campus. Officials say no bombs have been found.

An alert posted shortly before 10 a.m. Friday says people on campus should immediately evacuate all buildings and "get as far away as possible."

University of Texas director of communications Rhonda Weldon says the university received a call about 8:35 a.m. from a man claiming to be with al-Qaida. The man said he'd placed bombs all over the campus that would go off in 90 minutes.

Wheldon says all buildings were evacuated at 9:50 a.m. as a precaution


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