Find bomb threat emails to Delhi airport, several government hospitals

May 12, 2024 20:56 IST

New Delhi [India]May 12 (ANI): The Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport and more than half a dozen government hospitals in Delhi received bomb threats via e-mail on Sunday, sending the authorities into a frenzy. .
Immediately after the bomb threats, a search operation was launched in all the places.
According to Delhi Police, the IGI Airport received a bomb threat via email from an unknown account on Sunday afternoon. The dispatcher threatened the presence of an explosive device inside the premises.
Similar emails were received on Sunday afternoon in two government hospitals, including the Government Hospital in Bururi and the Sanjay Gandhi Hospital in Mangalpuri.
The Delhi Police took immediate action after receiving information about the threatening emails and started an investigation.
DCP North Manoj Meena said, “Bomb threat emails were received at Sanjay Gandhi Hospital in Mangalpuri, a government hospital in Barari this afternoon, and a search operation is underway.”
“IGI Airport also received a bomb threat email,” he added.
While teams from the Delhi Police and Fire Service Department were conducting search operations at the locations, five other government hospitals in the national capital also received bomb threats via e-mail on Sunday evening, prompting a simultaneous call to action at all locations. A search operation was conducted.
The list of these hospitals includes – Dadadeo Hospital in Dabri, Deen Dayal Upadhyay (DDU) Hospital in Harinagar, Guru Tegh Bahadur (GTB) Hospital in Dilshad Garden, Hindu Rao Hospital in Malkaganj, and Aruna Asif Ali Government Hospital. Rajpur Road.
“Delhi Fire Service Department and Delhi Police received information through PCR call, bomb squad, dog squad team have been dispatched to all these places,” police said.
“Checking for any suspicious activity in these hospitals is ongoing. Nothing has been found yet,” he added.
More details are awaited.
The bomb threat emails come almost two weeks after several schools in Delhi-NCR received bomb threats via email.
According to Delhi Police, a total of 131 schools received threatening emails on May 1.
However, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued an official statement terming the email as 'false'. (ANI)

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