Security at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport has been beefed up after the Delhi Police received a bomb threat email.
The Delhi Police received an email that cautioned about terrorist outfit Al Qaeda planning to attack the IGI airport.
“…an extra alert has been sounded and all security measures have enhanced at IGI Airport,” the Airport said.
The Delhi Airport has released a statement saying that investigation ascertained that the threat was found “non-specific”.
“At about 7.18 pm, the threat was declared as non-specific and BTAC was terminated at about 7.22 pm,” the airport informed.
“On Saturday, IGI police station informed Airline Operations Control Center (AOCC) at the airport about a bomb threat e-mail received with the subject of planned bomb blast by Al Qaeda Sargana at IGI airport stating that Karanbir Suri alias Mohamad Jalal and Karanbir Suri’s wife Shaily Sharda alias Haseena are coming to India on Sunday from Singapore and plan to put the Bomb on IGI in 1-3 days,” the statement added.