Dubai-bound plane from Delhi gets hoax bomb threat via email: Report

A Dubai-bound plane from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) received a bomb threat via email. Upon checking, nothing suspicious was found, news agency ANI reported, citing the police.
Dubai-bound plane from Delhi gets hoax bomb threat via email: Report
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A Dubai-bound plane from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI Airport) received a bomb threat via email on Monday, news agency ANI reported, citing the police. However, upon checking the aircraft, it turned out to be a hoax as nothing suspicious was found.

The email was received by the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) at the IGI Airport on Monday at 9.35 am.

"On June 17 at 9.35 am, an email was received in DIAL (Delhi International Airport Limited) office, IGI Airport, with the threat of a bomb inside a Delhi to Dubai flight. Accordingly, necessary legal action has been taken and nothing suspicious was found," the Delhi Police told news agency ANI.

Earlier this month, an Air Canada flight en route to Toronto in Canada from Delhi received a bomb threat via email. Later, the police found out that a 13-year-old boy sent the mail from Meerut in Uttar Pradesh. He told the police that he got the idea of sending the email after learning about a bomb call to a Mumbai flight in the media.

Meanwhile, the Delhi airport on Monday suffered a brief outage that disrupted operations. Though no flights were affected due to power disruption, passengers took to social media platforms to complain about feeling "choked" at Terminal 3 because of waiting in long queues.

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Dubai-bound plane from Delhi gets hoax bomb threat via email: Report

Air conditioners in the terminal stopped working during the outage but were restored soon after, news agency Reuters reported.

Source: India Today

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