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ISIS note found at Mumbai airport's cargo facility, security stepped up

Bomb disposal teams of the airport guarding force CISF and police are scanning the spot and contents of the note, the sources said

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

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at the airport was heightened after a note about an "attack" on its cargo facility was found today, according to sources.

They said a private guard found the note in a toilet in the cargo section around 6 pm and it read "attack the cargo on 26.01.18 or anytime - ISIS".


of the airport guarding force and police are scanning the spot and contents of the note, the sources said.

The cargo terminal area has been evacuated and the Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) is at the spot, an airport spokesperson said.

The note looks like a hoax, sources said, adding anti- sabotage checks were being conducted in the cargo area.

"While the cargo area is not secured by the CISF, passenger checks and vigil has been enhanced in the main airport terminal area," a senior officer said.

First Published: Wed, November 29 2017. 22:07 IST
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