New Delhi: Security agencies went into a tizzy after an unidentified caller on Wednesday informed them about bombs in 10 flights of Indigo Airlines.
Police said a Srinagar-Delhi flight was evacuated at the Indira Gandhi International Airport’s domestic terminal 1D following the bomb threat.
“A call regarding bombs in 10 Indigo flights was received at the airlines’ call centre in Chennai around 10 a.m. A Srinagar-Delhi Indigo flight, 6E853, landed at the IGI Airport around 3 p.m.
“All passengers were evacuated and a thorough check is going on,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Dinesh Kumar Gupta told IANS.
Earlier also on March 22nd, all major airports of India were on high alert, following bomb threats in five Jet Airways flights.
Jet Airways received threat calls for five of its flights out of Delhi yesterday leading to diversion of one and delay of the other. By the time the threat information was received, 9W 307 (Delhi-Dehradun), 9W 2657 (Delhi-Chandigarh) and 9W 2647 (Delhi-Gorakhpur) had landed at their respective destinations.
First Published | 23 March 2016 6:10 PM