New Delhi, Oct 5: An anonymous call claiming that a bomb has been placed inside the Commonwealth Games Village today prompted a thorough security check at the residential complex which hosts around 7,000 athletes and officials.
The call was received by police at around 2:30 pm and extensive checks were conducted.
Dog squads and bomb disposal teams surveyed the 63.5 hectare area, which has 14 blocks, 34 towers and 1,168 air- conditioned apartments.
A senior police official said checks were on but indicated that it could be a hoax call.
Following the call, bomb disposal squad also conducted searches at the Main Press Centre located in Pragati Maidan. PTI