Taj Mahal evacuated following bomb threat
AGRA: World's renowned tourist destination, the iconic Mughal-era monument Taj Mahal temporarily closed as Uttar Pradesh Police received a bomb threat call from an unidentified person. As per sources, the Uttar Pradesh police received a call to emergency number 112 citing that an explosive device has been placed inside the Taj Mahal premises.
After receiving the call, the alerted police rushed to the monument and started search operations for the explosive device. Police evacuated all the tourists from the monument and closed its doors. Police said that the call might be a hoax. Police traced the caller's location identified as Firozabad.