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Unattended bag raises bomb scare on SpiceJet flight at Amritsar airport

Police sources said the information regarding the bag was received through an anonymous call, reportedly from Dubai
SpiceJet, Amritsar

All passengers aboard a SpiceJet flight were offloaded  at Amritsar Airport on Thursday morning after a caller reportedly from Dubai alerted about a suspicious ‘unattended bag’ on board the plane.

The Dubai-Amritsar Spicejet flight were offloaded safely at the Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport in Amritsar.

A bomb disposal squad of security agencies entered the aircraft to carry out a search operation.

The aircraft was removed from the runway and parked in an isolated spot for the search, the sources said.

Police sources said the information regarding the bag was received through an anonymous call.

Flight operations at the airport were suspended following the incident.

The sources said none of the passengers had claimed the bag.

-IANS

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