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Security stepped up at Kochi, Chennai airports following threat call

Tamil Nadu police said on Saturday that a call was received at the central railway station claiming that bombs will be placed at Chennai and Kochi airports

Published: 28th February 2021 02:19 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th February 2021 02:19 PM   |  A+A-

An expatriate who arrived from Abu Dhabi on an evacuation flight comes out of the Kochi airport on Thursday

Representational image (File photo| EPS)

By PTI

KOCHI: Security has been tightened at the Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) here in wake of a threat call, police said on Sunday.

Tamil Nadu police said on Saturday that a call was received at the central railway station claiming that bombs will be placed at Chennai and Kochi airports on March 1, besides the Dr MGR Central Railway station in Chennai.

The police and the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) have stepped up security at the CIAL following the information regarding the bomb threat, a police officer said.

Security was also beefed up at the Chennai airport.



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