Delhi hospitals receive bomb threat emails | What we know so far

The Bomb Threat Emails were received at the Burari Government Hospital and the Sanjay Gandhi Hospital in Mangolpuri, as per the Delhi Fire Service.

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Two hospitals in Delhi received bomb threats via email on Sunday afternoon, after bomb threats were sent to schools a few days earlier. The bomb threat emails were received at the Burari Government Hospital and the Sanjay Gandhi Hospital in Mangolpuri, as per the Delhi Fire Service.

Several teams from the bomb disposal squad and fire officials arrived at the location after receiving the information. DCP (north) Manoj Meena, meanwhile, reported that no suspicious activity has yet been discovered. “An email was received at Burari Hospital regarding a bomb threat. Local police, Bomb Disposal Teams (BDT) are at the hospital. Nothing suspicious has been found yet," Delhi Police said in a statement. 

More on the threat!

Fire personnel received two calls at about 4.26 p.m. from Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital and 3.15 p.m. from Burari Hospital. At both hospitals, searches are currently being carried out.   Bomb threats were made to schools in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, and Delhi the week before, but they later turned out to be false.The emails were sent to three schools in Noida and Greater Noida, five in Gurugram, and 131 institutions in Delhi on May 2. However, three schools in Ahmedabad got threats of the same nature on May 5. 

Previous warnings

The emails were sent to three schools in Noida and Greater Noida, five in Gurugram, and 131 institutions in Delhi on May 2. However, three schools in Ahmedabad got threats of the same nature on May 5.  The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) declared in an official statement following the bomb scare at Delhi schools that the email was a "hoax." "There is no reason to freak out. It looks like the mail is a scam. The MHA issued an official statement and stated that "Delhi Police and security agencies are taking required precautions as per policy."