India: Dubai-bound Indigo flight receives bomb threat

The call was received at the Chennai police control room

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Photo: AFP (Image used for illustrative purposes)
Photo: AFP (Image used for illustrative purposes)

Published: Sat 27 Aug 2022, 7:52 AM

Last updated: Sat 27 Aug 2022, 11:18 AM

A bomb threat call was received by authorities in Chennai relating to an IndiGo flight to Dubai on Saturday morning, local media outlets reported.

The flight that was supposed to depart at 7.20am (IST) has taken off. The police were alerted after the control room got the call.

Authorities have conducted a thorough search and have not found any explosives in the aircraft.

There were around 170 people on the flight, including crew and passengers, who had been provided accommodation.


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