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Bomb scare at Bengaluru international airport

india Updated: Mar 12, 2010 17:13 IST

A bomb threat to Delhi-Bangalore flight of Indigo Airlines sent the airport security here into a tizzy with 150 passengers being evacuated and the aircraft towed away to an isolated place for checks.

Police said the information about possibility of a bomb on board the aircraft was received from airport police control room in Delhi.

As soon as the flight landed at Bengaluru International Airport (BIA) at 12.30 pm, all passengers were evacuated and the plane was parked in an isolated place on the tarmac, where a thorough check was being conducted by the bomb disposal squad, Deputy Commissioner of Police (North-East Division) Basavaraj Malagatti told PTI.

"So far nothing has been found," he said, adding all the passengers were also being checked.