Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad, air terminals on high alarm after hijack threat

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By PTI | Published: sixteenth April 2017 01:03 PM

DESSERTED LOOK OF CHENNAI AIRPORT ON SATURDAY, AS ALL FLIGHTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. EXPRESS/A.RAJA CHIDAMBARAM.
DESSERTED LOOK OF CHENNAI AIRPORT ON SATURDAY, AS ALL FLIGHTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. EXPRESS/A.RAJA CHIDAMBARAM.

NEW DELHI: Security at three noteworthy worldwide air terminals in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Chennai has been ventured up after offices were educated about a conceivable seize endeavor of a flying machine from these offices.

Authorities said a high alarm has been issued to the three offices after Mumbai Police got an email the previous evening from a lady living there. The email specifies that the lady caught six young men discussing a conceivable flying machine seize endeavor at these offices, they said.

The Mumbai Police imparted the email to all security and insight offices. A meeting of all partners at these airplane terminals was consequently gathered and the information was proclaimed particular an noteworthy, they said.

CISF Director General O P Singh affirmed to PTI that the security mechanical assembly at these air terminals has been put on “an upgraded caution and conventions have been ventured up”.

Unique hostile to harm scopes are being embraced at these airplane terminals since morning and security organizations, including the Central Industrial Security Force, have improved searching of travelers, things examining, pre-emabarkation checks and watches in the region of the air terminals, they said.

The CISF has brought in its sniffer pooch squads and speedy response groups for undertaking sanitisation drills at the air terminals, they stated, adding carriers have been made a request to stay additional cautious.

“In any case, there is no motivation to frenzy and every one of the operations at these air terminals will be ordinary and with no bother to travelers,” a senior officer who is a piece of airplane terminals security group said.

The police are examining the substance of the email and attempting to connect with the sender.

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