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Bomb threat on flight from Moscow to Delhi

According to the police, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) received an e-mail warning of a bomb on the flight
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PTI   |   New Delhi   |   Published 14.10.22, 09:34 AM

A bomb threat on a flight arriving from Moscow was received by the CISF at the international airport here in the early hours of Friday, police said.

According to the police, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) received an e-mail warning of a bomb on the flight.

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The flight landed at the Delhi airport between 3 and 4 am, and its 386 passengers and 14 crew members were immediately evacuated, a senior police official said.

The flight was checked and nothing has been found so far, the official said, adding that the aircraft has been isolated.

On September 10, a bomb threat call for a London-bound Air India flight was received at the airport after that security agencies were alerted.

"We received a bomb threat call about a flight going to London. On Thursday night at 10.30 pm," said a caller on the landline of Ranhola police station in Outer Delhi.

"The caller said that on the lines of 9/11 attacks in the US, an Air India flight to London would be blown up," Delhi police sources had said.



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