Bengaluru, Sept 5: A bomb threat at the Delhi and Bengaluru airports received this morning put security forces into a tizzy. The threat was however declared a hoax after massive search operations were conducted by the CISF at both the airports.
A call threatening to blow up six international flights at both Delhi and Bengaluru was received this morning. Security was immediately stepped up and the CISF personnel conducted a thorough search. However the threat was declared hoax after the search operations were conducted. Normal operations at both the airports have now resumed after the threat was declared a hoax.
Investigations have now been launched to find out who exactly issued the threat. Airports have been on high alert for the past year in the wake of several such threats. Threats to hijack planes to secure the release of Pakistani militants in India’s custody have been issued in the past few months as well.
The last intelligence report was issued on August 15th in which it was stated that terror groups will carry out aerial strikes or try and blow up airports. Security has been at an unprecedented high across all airports in the country followng this alert issued by the Intelligence Bureau.