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    Panic erupted at Goa’s Dabolim International Airport on Monday morning, April 29th, 2024, after a bomb threat was received. However, security agencies swiftly conducted a thorough search and found nothing suspicious. Flight operations resumed shortly after, with no reported injuries or significant delays.

    Details of the Hoax:

    • The nature of the bomb threat and how it was received remain undisclosed by authorities.
    • However, reports suggest it may have been a verbal threat during a security check.

    Swift Response and All Clear:

    • Airport security officials immediately took the threat seriously and initiated standard security protocols.
    • This included evacuating the immediate vicinity of the alleged threat and deploying bomb disposal squads for a comprehensive search.
    • Thankfully, the search yielded no evidence of any explosives or danger.

    Impact and Disruptions:

    • While the threat turned out to be a hoax, it did cause disruption at the airport for a short while.
    • Some flights may have experienced minor delays as security personnel prioritized passenger safety.

    Importance of Responsible Behavior:

    • This incident highlights the seriousness of making hoax bomb threats.
    • Such actions can cause panic, disrupt operations, and divert valuable resources from genuine threats.

    Authorities Remain Vigilant:

    • Goa Airport officials have assured passengers that they take all security threats seriously and have robust protocols.
    • They continue to urge travellers to be vigilant and to report suspicious activity to security personnel.

    Staying Informed:

    • Passengers flying in or out of Dabolim Airport are advised to check with their airlines or the airport website for any updates regarding flight schedules.

    This incident serves as a reminder of the importance of responsible behaviour and the vigilance of security personnel in maintaining a safe travel environment.

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