Security forces on alert at Kochi Airport after bomb threat

Last Updated: Tue, Dec 11, 2012 06:12 hrs

Police and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel were placed on a state of high alert On Tuesday at Kochi Airport near Nedumbassery following an anonymous call that said a bomb had been planted somewhere in the premises.

The call was received at the Air India office at the airport around 6.45 a.m. No specific area or location was mentioned, airport director A K C Nair was quoted by media, as saying.

So far, nothing has been found by the bomb and dog squads.

Reportedly, the call was made from a BSNL mobile phone. All flights were checked thoroughly and this would continue throughout the day, Nair said. (ANI with inputs)

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