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Hoax bomb threat towards Delhi and Bengaluru Airport

New Delhi: On late Friday night, civil aviation officers received calls of bomb threat for six international flights in Delhi and Bengaluru, reports CNN IBN.

Bomb scare in Delhi and Bengaluru Airport airport turn out to be hoax

All these phone calls were traced to a single caller in Bengaluru. The flights were withheld after the calls but, as of now, authorities believe it was a hoax.

According to reports, the GMR call centre received a phone call on Friday night which informed them about bombs on three international flights. Of the flights, two were bound towards Hong Kong and one to Zurich. The two Hong Kong bound flight had already taken off, but they were called back.

Similarly, the Bengaluru airport received threat call for Air France, Lufthansa and Haj flights. After a thorough security sweep, CISF declared the threat to be a hoax.