Bomb threats issued across UK schools after threats to ‘behead and shoot children’
Thousands of students were evacuated across UK schools today after a series of bomb threats were made with the caller reportedly threatening to ‘behead and shoot children’.
At least 17 schools were affected according to the Mirror, with repeated calls to one school warning that “the shrapnel will take children’s heads off”.
Sources told the Mirror that the caller had threatened to shoot pupils and detonate a bomb.
Parents were left terrified as primary and secondary schools were forced to close in response to the threat.
Police are currently investigating the threats.