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RDX suspected in suspicious bag at the Delhi Airport, security heightened

Bomb disposal squad and dog squad were called immediately to the spot and the roads outside T3 were blocked.

Security heightened in Delhi Airport as RDX was reportedly found in the suspicious abandoned bag at Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi, Terminal 3. While initial tests suggest the material is RDX, the same is sent for further tests.

As per reports, Delhi Police got a call at around 1 AM that a suspicious bag was found near gate no. 2 of arrival terminal. The bag was then removed by the police and checked for content.


Bomb disposal squad and dog squad were called immediately to the spot and the roads outside T3 were blocked.


The special cell and intelligence bureau has started probe and will formally take over the investigation from CISF shortly. The explosive was diffused at around 3 am.

Update: As per reports, the bag in which suspected explosives was found was kept near pillar no. 4 at arrival terminal in T3. It did not come from any flight. As of now the CISF has not confirmed the RDX nor have they disclosed the weight. There is no imminent threat and no need of panic.

Ayodhra Ram Mandir special coverage by OpIndia

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