Bomb threat in Delhi's Khan Market, police on alert
Delhi Police rushed sniffer dogs and personnel to the capital's Khan Market area early this morning after receiving a bomb threat. According to reports, an anonymous caller threatened to blow up the crowded hub. It is not known yet whether the threat call was genuine or a hoax. Preliminary searches didn't unearth anything suspicious. The market is located close to the India Gate.
ANI reports about the bomb threat in Khan Market
Hoax bomb threats made in recent times at important locations
Soon after Independence Day in August, a similar threat was received at the Delhi HC. SWAT teams, fire tenders and bomb squads were rushed to the site. Nothing was found. A couple of months ago, another hoax call was received at the New Delhi Railway Station. The caller claimed a bomb had been placed in a train entering the city, reports India.com.