SRINAGAR: A hoax bomb call led to the halting of a flight at Srinagar International airport this evening, officials said.
Quoting a top police officer news agency GNS reported that in the evening hours, a telephone call was received regarding a bomb in a Go First flight. Without taking any chances, the flight was halted, he said.
“Searches were carried and nothing was found,” a police officer said.
Later flight operation resumed, he said. Regarding the call, the officer said that it has been traced to New Delhi.
However, he said that the phone is switched off since then. “Further investigations are underway,” the officer added.