A bomb threat was received by authorities at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) on Thursday night, the officials said. The Delhi-bound flight from Moscow had 386 passengers and 14 crew members, who immediately evacuated, a senior police official said.

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After receiving the threat email, security agencies were put on alert at the Delhi airport and security was increased. Police said that the flight arrived at the IGI airport at 3:20 AM.

“There was a call at 11:15 pm about a bomb in the flight coming from Moscow to Terminal 3 (T3) at 3:20 tonight. Flight number SU232 landed on runway 29,” an official said.

On September 10, a bomb threat call for a London-bound Air India flight was received at the airport after that security agencies were alerted.

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The flight was checked and nothing has been found so far, an official told news agency PTI, adding that the aircraft has been isolated.

On September 10, a bomb threat call for a London-bound Air India flight was received at the airport. 

“We received a bomb threat call about a flight going to London. On Thursday night at 10.30 pm, a phone call came on the landline of Ranhola police station in Outer Delhi. The caller said that on the lines of 9/11 attacks in the US, an Air India flight to London would be blown up,” Delhi Police sources had said.

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Earlier this month, a threat email warned about a bomb on an  IndiGo flight at Mumbai airport. The warning, however, turned out to be a hoax. 

“On Saturday night, an email was received at the Mumbai airport, in which it was written that a bomb had been planted in Indigo flight number 6E 6045,” an official said .