Call of bomb blasts in S India airports; security tightened

Security Alert in Chennai Airport

Security Alert in Chennai Airport

Chennai: Security at Chennai airport was tightened today following a telephone call received in Kolkata, warning of bomb blasts at airports in southern states.
According to sources, an anonymous call was received by airport officials at Kolkata, who in turn alerted their Chennai counterparts.
The security was tightened ahead of the scheduled visit of Chilean President Michelle here this evening.
Besides increased security, frisking of passengers was also intensified, the sources said.
19/03/09 Press Trust of India

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~ by anand213 on March 20, 2009.

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