Health Care

Bomb hoax at Delhi High Court

Bomb hoax at Delhi High Court”

The Delhi High Court on Thursday morning was put on high alert following a bomb threat received by security officials.

A bomb squad and fire tenders reached the spot. The call was made from North East Delhi and the caller's phone is registered from Western Uttar Pradesh. After three hours, the call was declared a hoax. The call has been traced to a number in Western Uttar Pradesh and the police are now trying to trace the person. However, the call was found to be a hoax, they said.

The call was received by the control room around 11 am from a man who claimed to have planted bombs inside the court complex, police said. Notably, the state was on high alert all these days for the celebrations of the Independence Day.

There is news of the bomb blasts in the Delhi High Court.

According to an India Today report of September 7, 2011, the bomb was placed in a briefcase and ripped through a crowded reception area at the entrance of the Delhi High Court. The blast killed 17 persons and injured over 76. A day later another email was sent out, this time in the name of the Indian Mujahideen claiming responsibility for the attack.



Like this

loading...
loading...

Latest


17 August 2017
Hostage situation unfolding at Dutch radio station
A woman was taken hostage by a man armed with a knife at a Dutch radio station on Thursday morning (17 August). The incident came just a day after one of 3FM's most popular presenters announced he was leaving the station.

17 August 2017
Presidential advisory committee chaired by Schwarzman '69 disbands
Several executives have resigned from presidential advisory councils as they have opposed stances taken by President Trump. He said he notified the committee he would no longer serve "given the ongoing tone of the discussion".

17 August 2017
Rahul Gandhi explains difference between RSS and Congress, in one line
Till independence, the RSS was not ready to hoist the national flag, Rahul added. He said the people have already unseated them from power who looted the country.

17 August 2017
Manchester Arena to reopen next month with memorial concert
This image shows people running through Manchester Victoria station after an explosion at Manchester Arena on May 22, 2017. Poet Tony Walsh, known as Longfella, will also perform and there will be a pre-show DJ set from Clint Boon.

17 August 2017
PTI foreign funding case: SC reserves verdict
Later, the CEC reserved decision on the PTI counsel's plea, stating that it will be announced later today. He said that now PTI has to declare its sources of prohibited funding from overseas .

17 August 2017
International Space Station to get first supercomputer next week
The astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are about to welcome a new member in their midst next week. According to Apps for PC Daily, the benefit of the experiment is not limited to advance space computing.

17 August 2017
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and ScreamRide Now Backward Compatible
The over the top action title Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and the roller coaster themed title Screamride both make their way to the system.

17 August 2017
Hundreds killed by Sierra Leone mudslide and flooding
The United Nations migration agency also declared on August 15 that will be releasing $150,000 as an emergency first-response aid. Deveaux said an exact death toll was unknown, and numerous bodies were horribly mangled.

17 August 2017
Arsenal's Oxlade-Chamberlain wants £150k-a-week as Chelsea target deal
I think he needs games now. "At the moment he is a player who goes into the final year of his contract and prepares for the season.

17 August 2017
Charlottesville police chief says he 'regrets' weekend deaths
Eventually, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency and police urged the crowds to disperse. He said they failed to separate the protest groups and were ill-equipped to handle the melee that resulted.