Delhi Airport Operations Affected For 70 Minutes After Hoax Bomb Threat

New Delhi: 

Delhi international airport received a hoax bomb call on Monday evening that affected its operations for around 70 minutes, officials said.

“A bomb threat call for Terminal 2 was received by Delhi Police at 8.49 pm on Monday,” they said.

The departure area was immediately evacuated and all passengers were moved at Gate No. 4 at departure level, while arriving passengers were on hold inside aircraft, the officials said.

“After a detailed search operation for about an hour by the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), it was found to be a hoax,” they said.

The officials mentioned that at 10 pm operational normalcy was restored in departure as well as arrival area of Terminal 2.

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