Delhi Public School located at the Mathura Road in the national capital received a bomb threat via e-mail on Wednesday. Local authorities have rushed to the spot.
As soon as the threat was received an investigation was initiated into the matter. Police vans and ambulances reached the spot to deal with the emergency.
Police officials who reached the spot searched for any suspicious object but couldn't find any. Hence the situation was said to be normal. "There is no threat as no suspicious object found on the school premises yet. The situation is normal. Bomb Disposal Squad, Dog squad and SWAT team sanitising the school buildings," said DCP South East, Rajesh Deo.
Second bomb scare to a Delhi school this month
Earlier this month, the Indian School in Delhi's Sadiq Nagar received a bomb threat via email on April 12. As a precautionary measure, the school has been vacated. Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad have been informed, said Delhi police.
A SWAT team has reached the Delhi school to search for the bomb and bring back the premises to safety.
According to reports, the email was sent around 10.50 am, then the school administration contacted the police and all parents to pick up their children from school.
A report in India Express stated that the school administration sent a message to parents, said: "On account of some unexpected security reasons, we are having to close school early. Kindly arrange to pick up your ward as per details. The school will resume as usual tomorrow.”
“This is not the first time the school admin received a bomb threat. Last year in November, the admin received a similar email from an unknown sender. That was a hoax email. Our teams are at the spot with Bomb Disposal Sqaud and dog squad,” said DCP (South) Chandan Chowdhary.
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