Bomb Scare Delays Two Flights At Delhi Airport

17/03/2016 2:21 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:26 AM IST
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HYDERABAD, INDIA - DECEMBER 19: Air India aircraft at Hyderabad Airport on December 19, 2012 in Hyderabad, India. (Photo by Priyanka Parashar/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

NEW DELHI -- Two flights have been grounded at the Indira Gandhi International ( IGI) airport on Thursday due to a bomb scare.

The Kathmandu-bound Nepal Airlines flight, which was supposed to take off at 11:30 AM, and Bhubaneswar-bound Air India flight, scheduled for 11:00 AM departure, have been grounded till security clearance.

The authorities rushed into action after receiving a threat call at around 10.00 am.

All the passengers have been de-boarded from the aircrafts while the security personnel are screening the aircrafts and the baggage. The flights have been taken to an isolation zone in the airport.

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