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Bomb scare grounds 2 flights at Delhi airport, passengers evacuated

Two flights have been grounded at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here on Thursday due to a bomb scare.

delhi Updated: Mar 17, 2016 14:40 IST
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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.(HT photo)

Two flights were 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.

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

All the passengers have been de-boarded from the aircraft while the security personnel are screening the aircraft and the baggage. The flights have been taken to an isolation zone in the airport