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Security beefed up at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport after bomb threat mail

8/08/2021 at 12:47 PM

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New Delhi, August 8: Security has been beefed up at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport after receiving a bomb threat email on Saturday.

IGI Police Station informed Airport Operations Control Centre yesterday about a bomb threat e-mail received on planned bomb blast by Al Qaeda Sargana at IGI airport. It stated Karanbir Suri alias Mohamad Jalal & his wife Shaily Shara alias Haseena are coming to India on Sunday from Singapore.

They are planning to put bomb at the airport in 1-3 days. On examination, DIG pointed out that similar threat message was received in recent past with same names & similar details, which was declared non-specific by Bomb Threat Assessment Committee (BTAC).

As per SOPs, Security Operations Control Centre has informed all concerned agencies and has alerted personnel. Anti-sabotage check has been carried at all terminals of IGI Airport, access control, vehicle checking at entry nakas and patrolling has been intensified.

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