Security drill at Bhopal airport

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Bhopal, July 21(UNI) Rumours about presence of a live bomb in the arrival lounge of Raja Bhoj airport here this morning kept the security agencies at tenterhooks, but later it was found to be part of a mock drill by the Central Industrial Security Force.

Like other places, the airport security here is also manned by CISF personnel.

Senior police officials rushed to the airport on the information that a live bomb was planted at the arrival lounge at 0945 hours. Bomb disposal squad and other explosive experts, who reached there, later defused it, according to Superintendent of Police Jaideep Prasad.

No flight operation was affected by this hour-long exercise, Mr Prasad said, adding it was all part of a mock drill of the CISF.


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