Bomb Threat Call Received For Dubai-Bound Indigo Flight With 160 Passengers, Checks Underway

Bomb Threat Call Received For Dubai-Bound Indigo Flight With 160 Passengers, Checks Underway

New Delhi: A bomb threat call was received to a Dubai-bound private carrier on Saturday after which the checks were being performed to find out if any explosive items were planted in the aircraft, news agency PTI reported officials as saying.

An anonymous call was received at the police control room in this regard and the airport police were alerted.

Subsequently, security agencies are conducting searches inside the Indigo aircraft that was ready for departure at 7.20 am with around 160 passengers, PTI reported citing airport officials.

An inquiry is underway to trace the caller. More details about the incident are awaited.

(With Agency Inputs)

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