At least 12 Delhi NCR schools receive bomb threats, searches underway

Panic gripped schools in the national capital after five of them received bomb threats on Wednesday morning, 1 May police officials said.

Mother Mary School at Mayur Vihar, Delhi Public School at Dwarka, Sanskriti School in Chanakyapuri, Delhi Public School at Vasant Kunj and Amity School in Saket, among others, have received bomb threats via email, they said.

All five schools have been evacuated after local police was informed about the emails, they added.

Bomb detection team, bomb disposal squad and officials of Delhi Fire Service have been rushed to the school and a search operation is underway, a police officer said.

More schools are said to have received a similar threat mail and it is suspected that one person was behind it all, an officer said.

Security agencies, including Delhi Police Special Cell, are looking to find the source of the email.

This is a developing story, more updates to follow.

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