Mumbai News / More than 50 hospitals in Mumbai received bomb threats, causing panic

Vikrant Shekhawat : Jun 18, 2024, 10:59 PM
Mumbai News: Mumbai hospitals have been threatened with bombing. Mumbai Police informed that more than 50 hospitals in Mumbai including Jaslok Hospital, Raheja Hospital, Seven Hill Hospital, Kohinoor Hospital, KEM Hospital, JJ Hospital, St. George Hospital have received bomb threats. The threatening emails were sent on June 17 using VPN network. The identity of the sender of the mail and the purpose of the threat is not yet known.

According to the police, all the threatening emails came from the same ID - The server of this website was located in Cyprus. The mail threatened to plant bombs under the hospital beds and in the bathrooms. At present, the police is seriously investigating the matter.

Threat to Hinduja College of Commerce

Meanwhile, Hinduja College of Commerce in Mumbai has received an email, in which the college has been threatened with bombing. The local police and bomb disposal squad reached the spot and investigated, but nothing suspicious was found. Mumbai's VP Road PS is investigating the matter.

Nagpur airport threatened with bomb blast

Earlier, Nagpur airport has also been threatened with bomb blast. Nagpur airport officials received an email threatening bomb, after which a thorough security check was done there, but nothing suspicious was found. Officials said that in view of the threatening mail, the security of the airport has been increased. A senior airport official said, "The Airports Authority of India (AAI) received an email threatening bomb at Nagpur airport, which was informed to Nagpur airport officials at around 2:00 pm. The email said that a bomb has been placed at the airport."

A police official said, "Similar threats have been received at airports in other parts of the country. After the threat, a thorough check was done at Nagpur airport, but nothing suspicious was found. Additional police force has been deployed for the next 24 hours." He said that in April this year also, Nagpur airport officials had received a similar email threatening bomb.