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Yale University 'gun alert' over

Yale University in the US state of Connecticut has lifted its security alert after an anonymous 911 call claimed their room-mate was heading to the campus "with the intention of shooting people".

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Yale: Everyone is following alert instructions

Yale spokesman Thomas Conroy told local newspaper the New Haven Register, “Everyone is following instructions they were given in these alerts".

The Yale alerts warning an emergency situation is in place are sent by email, text message and phone.

Everyone in our community receives these alerts ... Everyone is alerted in multiple ways,” he added.

Students at Yale University have been on break since Saturday and classes do not resume until 2nd December.

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