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Anonymous bomb threat call at CWG Village

An anonymous call claiming that a bomb has been placed inside the Commonwealth Games Village today prompted a thorough security check at the residential complex which hosts around 7,000 athletes and officials.

delhi Updated: Oct 05, 2010 17:49 IST

An anonymous call claiming that a bomb has been placed inside the Commonwealth Games Village on Tuesday prompted a thorough security check at the residential complex which hosts around 7,000 athletes and officials.

The call was received by police at around 2:30 pm and extensive checks were conducted.

Dog squads and bomb disposal teams surveyed the 63.5 hectare area, which has 14 blocks, 34 towers and 1,168 air-conditioned apartments.

A senior police official said checks were on but indicated that it could be a hoax call.

Following the call, bomb disposal squad also conducted searches at the Main Press Centre located in Pragati Maidan.