Louisiana State University campus evacuated following bomb threat

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Thousands of students, staff and faculty were evacuated from Louisiana State University's campus following a bomb threat Monday, reported the Star Tribune.

The East Baton Rouge Parish police received a call at 10:32 a.m. regarding a bomb on campus, spokeswoman Christine Calongne told CNN. Calongne said no specific buildings were mentioned in the call.

The university immediately issued a campus alert to all students and staff telling them to "please evacuate as calmly and quickly as possible," according to CNN.

State police bomb technicians were called to the scene, but no explosives have been found, reported the Star Tribune.

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