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Bengaluru: National Hill View Public School receives bomb threat email, bomb disposal team reaches spot

The email that the school received claimed that the bomb had been planted on the premises of the school.
01:45 PM Jul 18, 2022 IST | APN Live
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A shocking incident has come to light where a private school in Bengaluru received a bomb threat email on Monday, which caused panic among students and teachers. The National Hill View Public School is located in the Ideal Township of Rajarajeshwarinagar in South Bengaluru.

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Following the threat, the school was evacuated immediately, and the police and bomb disposal team reached the spot quickly, along with a sniffer dog. So far, nothing suspicious has been found on the school premises, said Laxman B. Nimbargi, DCP West Bengaluru.

Congress leader and Chairman of National Hill View Public School, DK Shivkumar, said he received the mail at around 8:30 am today and immediately contacted the police. He further said that he thinks the bomb threat is a hoax. The police have registered the case and a further investigation is underway.

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The email that the school received claimed that the bomb had been planted on the premises of the school. The email has been sent by an unknown person.

DCP Nimbargi said the school noticed the email in the morning when they started functioning. He said there were around 1,500 students in the school who were later shifted to neighbouring schools. All the students have been evacuated safely.

Further details are awaited.

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