Mumbai airport faced threat of air borne attack

Govt on Wednesday said Mumbai airport faced a potential threat of an air borne attack and the intelligence was shared with concerned authorities.

Last Updated: Nov 23, 2011, 13:53 PM IST

New Delhi: Government on Wednesday said Mumbai
airport faced a potential threat of an air borne attack and
the intelligence was shared with concerned authorities to
prevent it.

"Yes, sir. Some intelligence inputs to this effect have
been received in the past," Minister of State for Home
Mullappally Ramachandran informed Rajya Sabha.

He was replying to a question whether it was a fact that
intelligence agencies had warned of air borne attack on
Mumbai.

The Minister said these intelligence inputs were shared
on real time basis with all concerned authorities responsible
for security of Mumbai airports to strengthen the security
measures at the airport.

PTI