Bomb threat email to 13 schools in the city turns a hoax

Ragupathi | 9 February 2024

On Thursday, 13 private schools in Chennai received a bomb-threat email, causing panic among parents and students. However, it turned out to be a hoax. The message warned of an imminent bomb explosion if immediate action was not taken by the school authorities, but no ransom demands were made. The police and bomb squad were involved in checking the situation.