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Kolkata airport officials receive bomb threat, security beefed up

PTI
Published Mar 6, 2016, 12:06 pm IST
Updated Mar 6, 2016, 12:16 pm IST
The airport manager received an email which said that the airport would be blown up within 24 hours.
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport. (Photo: PTI)
 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport. (Photo: PTI)

Kolkata: Security has been increased at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata after the authorities received an email threat on Sunday.

The airport manager received an email which said that the airport would be blown up within 24 hours. It was claimed to have been sent from Germany, officials said.

 

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

Luggage and cars of passengers are being thoroughly checked while various parts of the airport are being scanned, officials said.

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