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Bomb scare: Indigo flight to Dubai receives bomb threat call; Checks underway

An IndiGo aircraft carrier bound for Dubai received a bomb threat on Saturday. Following an undisclosed phone call, investigations are underway to find out if any explosives were placed on the plane.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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CHENNAI: In yet another incident of bomb scare, An IndiGo aircraft carrier bound for Dubai received a bomb threat on Saturday. Following an undisclosed phone call, investigations are underway to find out if any explosives were placed on the plane. In this regard, an unknown call was received in the police control room, after which the airport police was informed.

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An anonymous call was received at the police control room in this connection following which the airport police were alerted.

Security agencies were then searching the IndiGo plane, which was set to depart at 7.20 am with around 160 passengers on board. Inquiries are on to trace the caller.

Dubai-bound IndiGo flight receives bomb threat – Top points
-A bomb threat was received by a Dubai-bound IndiGo flight on Saturday, following which the flight has been grounded.

-An anonymous call was received at the police control room in this connection following which the airport police were alerted, according to a report by sources.

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-Subsequently, security agencies were conducting searches inside the IndiGo aircraft that was ready for departure at 7.20 am with around 160 passengers, airport officials said. An inquiry was on to trace the caller.

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