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    Two hospitals receive bomb threat in Delhi, bomb disposal team at spot

    The Hawk
    May12/ 2024
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    Delhi Police respond to bomb threat emails at Burari and Sanjay Gandhi Hospitals; comprehensive search operations initiated amidst recent hoax threats affecting local schools.

    Delhi hospitals bomb threat

    New Delhi: Two hospitals in Delhi's received bomb threat emails on Sunday, an official said.
    As per the police officials, bomb threat emails were received at Burari Government Hospital and Sanjay Gandhi Hospital. The Delhi Police swiftly acted upon receiving the information regarding the threatening emails and started an investigation.
    "Bomb threat email received at Burari Government Hospital and Sanjay Gandhi Hospital in Mangolpuri, search operation underway," Delhi Fire Service said in a statement.
    "An email was received at Burari Hospital regarding a bomb threat. The local police and Bomb Disposal Teams (BDT) are at the hospital, checking for any suspicious activity. Nothing has been found yet," Delhi Police said.
    This comes days after multiple schools in Delhi received bomb threats. According to the Delhi police, a total of 131 schools received threat emails on May 1.
    However, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued an official statement calling the email a "hoax."
    "There is no need to panic. The mail appears to be a hoax. Delhi Police and security agencies are taking necessary steps as per protocol," the official release from the MHA read.