Visitors’ Entry To Kolkata Airport Suspended


Kolkata: The visitors’ entry inside the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose (NSCB) International Airport in Kolkata has been suspended for an indefinite period in the wake of the nationwide-terror alert issued by the Centre.

The CISF personnel guarding the airport have been put on maximum alert following the threats.

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Security at the NSCB International Airport was beefed up yesterday following a threat to blow up the airport. The threat received by e-mail, was reportedly sent from Germany in the wee hours yesterday to the Airport manager’s office.

The mail was noticed at around 6 am and authorities immediately sounded a high alert prompting the CISF personnel and special squads of Kolkata and Bidhan Nagar Police to launch a search and combing operation. Cyber experts of various agencies are checking the veracity and other details of the e-mail, the sources informed.