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University of Texas, North Dakota State Receive Bomb Threats

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University of Texas campus buildings in Austin have been evacuated after a phone threat about bombs placed around campus.

UT Public Affairs released this statement at 9:45 a.m.

The university received a call from a male with a Middle Eastern accent claiming to have placed bombs all over campus. He said he was with Al Qaeda and these bombs would go off in 90 minutes. President Powers was notified and it was decided to evacuate all of the buildings out of an abundance of caution. Capital Metro has evacuated all buses from the campus area.

North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND is also reporting a bomb threat. The entire campus is evacuating. Not further details as of yet.