Bomb threat at Kolkata airport, search operation underway

Search operation is underway to took for any suspicious material.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:September 20, 2016 11:04 am

The Kolkata airport authorities recieved a threat call on Tuesday morning following which a bomb squad was called in. The caller threatened to ‘blow up’ Guwahati bound Air India 729 flight.

As per reports, the call was made at around 8:20 am after which the boarding to the plane was suspended and it was taken to an isolated area.

Search operation is underway to took for any suspicious material. Further details are awaited.