Yesterday, the operations at the Indira Gandhi International Airport were stopped for 70 minutes after authorities received a phone call that mentioned that a bomb was present at the airport.
Authorities at the Indira Gandhi International Airport said, “A bomb threat call for Terminal 2 was received by Delhi Police at 8.49 pm on Monday.”
As a part of the protocol, the passengers at Gate 4 were evacuated and were shifted at a different area of the airport.
Authorities at the airport launched a search operation for the bomb.
After one hour, the Bomb Disposal Squad and the Central Industrial Security Force concluded that it was a hoax.
Authorities said that the bomb threat was a hoax and the operations at the airport were restored normal by 10 pm.