April Fool's Day bomb threat delays plane
02 April 2012, 17:04
Katmandu, Nepal - Police in Nepal are investigating whether a bomb threat that
delayed a Dubai-bound flight at Nepal's international airport was an
April Fool's hoax or not.
Katmandu airport police chief Narayan
Prasad Bastakoti says the Nepal Airlines flight was grounded for more
than three hours on Sunday night as police dogs searched the aircraft,
passengers and their luggage after authorities were warned that there
was a bomb on the aircraft.
After no bomb was found, the aircraft took off and landed safely in Dubai.
said on Monday that the call notifying Nepalese police of the bomb
threat came from Malaysia, and that police were investigating to find
out whether it was an April Fool's hoax.