Jammu & Kashmir

Delhi-Srinagar Vistara flight receives bomb threat; passengers safe

People walk outside Srinagr airport. [FPK File Photo/ Vikar Syed]

Srinagar: A Vistara flight to Srinagar with 177 passengers received a bomb threat on Friday, prompting swift action by the airline and armed forces.

Flight UK-611, which departed from Delhi, landed safely at Srinagar Airport around 12:10am. Following protocol, the plane was directed to an isolation bay upon arrival, ANI reported.

“All passengers were safely de-boarded at the isolation bay. The aircraft is currently undergoing a thorough security check by the relevant authorities to ensure the safety of all concerned,” an airport official told the news agency.

Despite the disruption, all passengers are safe, and the situation is being handled with the highest priority.

Authorities are investigating the bomb threat’s source and taking all necessary measures to ensure continued air travel safety. Further updates will be provided as more information becomes available.

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