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Bomb hoax triggers panic at Bengaluru airport; sends officials into tizzy

The security apparatus at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru went into a tizzy in the wee hours of Friday following a hoax call about the presence of a bomb.

Bengaluru Airport

Bengaluru Airport

Press Trust of India Bengaluru
The security apparatus at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru went into a tizzy in the wee hours of Friday following a hoax call about the presence of a bomb.
According to police, the airport police control room received a call at about 3.45 AM resulting in a vigorous drill for the security personnel deployed there.
After about three and half hours of search, the officials concluded that it was a hoax call.
"We are still working on the info but it seems it was a hoax call," a police official told PTI.
The police have launched an investigation to find out the caller.

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First Published: May 20 2022 | 11:06 AM IST

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