Bomb scare grounds Air India, Nepal Airlines flights at IGI airport

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March 17, 2016 3:10 PM

Two flights have been grounded at the Indira Gandhi International ( IGI) airport here on Thursday due to a bomb scare. The Kathmandu-bound Nepal Airlines flight, which was supposed to take off at 11.30 am, and Bhubaneswar-bound Air India flight, scheduled for 11.00 am departure, have been grounded till security clearance is obtained.

Two flights have been grounded at the Indira Gandhi International ( IGI) airport here on Thursday due to a bomb scare. The Kathmandu-bound Nepal Airlines flight, which was supposed to take off at 11.30 am, and Bhubaneswar-bound Air India flight, scheduled for 11.00 am departure, have been grounded till security clearance is obtained.

The authorities rushed into action after receiving a threat call at around 10.00 am.

All the passengers have been de-boarded from the aircrafts while the security personnel are screening the jets and the baggage.

Both the Air India and Nepal Airlines flights have been taken to an isolation zone in the airport.

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