Threats to blow up Mumbai Airport-Taj Hotel

Last Updated on May 28, 2024 1:50 pm

A man has threatened to blow up Taj Hotel and Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, India. On Monday (27), a message was sent with this threat to the WhatsApp helpline number of the Mumbai Traffic Police.

An unidentified person threatened to blow up the Taj Hotel and Mumbai Airport on Monday, a Mumbai Police official said. The threat-taker also claimed that bombs had been planted at both locations.

After that special alert was issued in the whole city including the airport, five star hotels. Besides, emergency searches were conducted at the airport and the Taj Hotel. However, nothing suspicious was found. The police have started an investigation by filing an FIR in the incident.

According to police sources, threats were made over the phone, bombs were kept at the Taj Hotel and the airport. An explosion will happen at any moment. After that, without wasting time, the police conducted an emergency search operation at the Taj and the airport. However, no bomb was found in both the places. However, the police did not take the matter lightly.

It has already been identified that the threatening call was made from Uttar Pradesh. However, it is not yet clear who is behind it.

This is not the first time that the Taj Hotel in Mumbai received a threatening phone call. Last year also a five-star hotel was searched with a bomb. More than 80 schools in Delhi were bombed recently. Threats to bomb schools were sent via email. Schools were evacuated and police searched. However, the bomb was not found.

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