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Bomb scare at HUDA City Centre metro station in Gurgaon

PTI
Published Dec 18, 2014, 1:29 am IST
Updated Mar 30, 2019, 6:22 am IST
'We found no such material from the location'

New Delhi: A bomb scare in Delhi Metro’s HUDA City Centre station sent the Haryana Police and DMRC into a tizzy on Wednesday, disrupting metro services for nearly two hours at the Gurgaon station but it later turned out to be hoax.

“Train services on Line 2 are running normal except Huda City Centre station where entry/exit of passengers is stopped as per the advice of Haryana Police since 4 pm till 5.56 pm due to bomb threat call received by them. Station was reopened at 5.56 pm after receiving clearance from police, and nothing was found,” a DMRC spokesperson said.

 

The Gurgaon police control room received a call at 2.10 pm for bomb threat each at Delhi Metro’s HUDA City Centre station and at a commercial complex Vyapar Kendra.

“We searched these locations thoroughly and found no such material from these locations,” Gurgaon Police Commissioner Navdeep Singh Virk said, adding that metro services had to be suspended at HUDA City Centre for some time.

The caller claimed that two bombs were planted — one at HUDA City Centre metro station and another at Vyapar Kendra in Gurgaon’s Sushant Lok.

Mr. Virk said that a car, suspected to be carrying explosives, was thoroughly checked but nothing was found in it.

 

The mobile number used in making the hoax call is being traced and police would soon apprehend the caller, he said.

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