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Bomb Threat Targets Home Ministry Office in North Block: Rapid Response Initiated

Bomb threat mailed to Home Ministry in North Block. Police and Bomb squad are actively searching the place.

Edited By : News24 Desk | Updated: May 22, 2024 18:07 IST
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Home Ministry in New Delhi Evacuated After Bomb Threat.

The Home Ministry office in North Block, New Delhi, was evacuated on Wednesday following a bomb threat call. Security forces responded swiftly, cordoning off the area and conducting a thorough search.

Details about the call are scarce, with the identity and motives of the caller remaining unknown. However, authorities took immediate action, evacuating the building and deploying bomb disposal squads.

“The safety and security of government installations and personnel are our top priority,” said an official involved in the operation, speaking on condition of anonymity. “All protocols were activated, and a comprehensive sweep of the area was conducted.”

The Home Ministry has reassured the public, emphasizing their commitment to maintaining a strong security apparatus and thwarting threats to national peace and stability.

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This incident highlights the ongoing challenges faced by security forces in protecting critical government infrastructure. It underscores the need for constant vigilance and proactive measures to counter emerging security risks.

The investigation into the bomb threat continues, with authorities remaining on high alert. The Home Ministry has urged citizens to report any suspicious activity to combat terrorism and maintain peace across the country.

In the face of this unsettling development, authorities remain committed to ensuring public safety and well-being.

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First published on: May 22, 2024 06:03 PM IST

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