Updated Dec 16, 2013 - 1:05 pm
Harvard students return to evacuated buildings
Students at Harvard University have been allowed to return to all four building that were evacuated because of possible explosives in the areas Monday.
The unconfirmed reports of explosives on campus caused the evacuation of the Thayer Hall dormitory and classroom buildings Emerson Hall, the Science Center and Sever Hall.
The FBI, university and Cambridge, Mass., police are investigating. No explosives have been found at the Ivy League campus as the search continued.
Alert: Unconfirmed reports of explosives at four sites on campus: Science Center, Thayer, Sever, and Emerson. Evacuate those buildings now.— Harvard University (@Harvard) December 16, 2013
Harvard University orders students to evacuate 4 buildings on campus after unconfirmed reports of explosives - @Harvard— Breaking News (@BreakingNews) December 16, 2013
The evacuations disrupted final exams. Rescheduling is expected.
Cambridge is less than 5 miles north of Boston, across the Charles River.