Call warning of bomb blasts at a hotel turns out be a hoax in New Delhi

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New Delhi, April 24: A phone call that bomb blasts will take place in a prominent hotel in the national capital on Sunday, April 24 send the security officials into a tizzy, police said.

The call was received at the reception of the five-star hotel in New Delhi district at around 7.15 PM.

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The caller said that explosives have been planted in the parking lot and on the second floor of the building which would go off at 8 PM, a senior police official said, adding that the hotel staff immediately informed the police.

Police teams, including bomb disposal squads, were sent to the spot and a thorough check was conducted but no explosives were found, the official said. It was a hoax call, he said, adding that the caller has been identified and efforts are on to track him.

PTI 

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