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Gurugram's Leela Hotel evacuated amid Bomb threat call

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A call about a bomb threat led to Gurgaon's Leela Hotel being evacuated today and a detailed search being carried out at the premises to trace it, the police said.

The call was received at Gurgaon's Leela Hotel in the Ambiance Mall complex around 11:35 am.


The police were immediately informed following which bomb disposal and dog squads reached the hotel and evacuated it, sources said.

A senior police officer said that the threat call to the hotel was made from a mobile number which was found switched off.

"The search is on and the police are trying to identify the caller," the official added.


"The hotel received a threat call today morning which was escalated to the local authorities. Investigating authorities followed protocols and have sanitized the hotel . We are providing full support to the investigating agencies and after a thorough check, the hotel has been cleared by authorities to resume normal operations," a hotel spokesperson said later in the day.


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