Fake bomb threat call received at Bengaluru airport

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 20 (ANI): A fake bomb threat call by an unidentified person was received at the police control room of Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru on Friday.

"The Airport police control room recorded a fake bomb threat call by an unknown person. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and police conducted a thorough investigation at the airport till 7 am," Airport authorities said. According to the police, an unidentified man made a call to the police control room at 3 am, and then the matter was forwarded to the airport police, who conducted checks for two hours with the bomb-disposal squad but found nothing.

"We received information about a bomb and are checking the international airport thoroughly with the CISF," said Anoop Shetty, Deputy Commissioner of Police of the Northeast Division, Bengaluru. More details about the matter are awaited.