Breaking News: Nearly 100 Schools Get Bomb Threat In Delhi

Shivani Arora
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Nearly 100 schools in Delhi and the National Capital Region sent students home early after receiving a bomb threat via email. Police officials are on the site conducting thorough search operations, but have not found anything suspicious yet.

“We are taking all appropriate measures at the schools which have received bomb threats. I request parents not to panic, as nothing suspicious has been found,” Delhi Police spokesperson Suman Nalwa told NDTV.

The Union Home Ministry has also said that the threats appear to be a hoax and there is no need to panic. There is no need to panic. It appears to be hoax call. Delhi Police and security agencies are taking necessary steps as per protocol,” the government said in a statement.
Sanskriti School in Chanakyapuri, Mother Mary School at Mayur Vihar in east Delhi and Delhi Public School at Dwarka were among the first schools to receive the threat early morning today. Since then, nearly 100 other schools have also received similar mails, claiming that there are explosives on the campus.

One of the schools, Mother Mary, was conducting an exam, and had to stop it midway as the search ops started. The school declared an emergency and asked everyone to leave the premises immediately.

An investigation is underway in connection with the matter.

In a statement, the Union Home Ministry officials said, “There is no need to panic. Mails appear to be hoaxes. Delhi Police and security agencies are taking necessary steps as per protocol.”

Meanwhile, Delhi Minister Atishi said that government officials were in constant touch with the Delhi Police and school authorities. She also requested the parents not to panic.

“Some schools have received bomb threats today morning. Students have been evacuated and those premises are being searched by Delhi Police. So far nothing has been found in any of the schools. We are in constant touch with the Police and the schools. Would request parents and citizens not to panic. School authorities will be in touch with parents wherever needed,” Atishi said in a post on X.

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