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Security stepped up at Kolkata airport after threat mail

While the cyber crime team of the airport is checking the veracity of the content of the mail, security agencies have stepped up vigil in and around the airport.

india Updated: Mar 07, 2016 16:34 IST
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Security has been stepped up at Kolkata airport following a threat mail(ANI Photo)

Kolkata’s NSC Bose International Airport was put under heightened security on Sunday after an email threat that it will be blown up within 24 hours, officials said.

The mail came in the airport manager’s email ID and it was claimed to have been sent from Germany.

While the cyber crime team of the airport is checking the veracity of the content of the mail, security agencies have stepped up vigil in and around the airport.

Luggages and cars of passengers are being throughly checked while various parts of the airport are being scanned.