New Delhi: The Kailash Hospital in Noida Sector 27 has received an anonymous bomb threat which has triggered panic on Thursday. Moreover, the incident led to an evacuation of the basement and ground floor of the prominent private hospital.Also Read - Fix Meters, Stop Over-Charging Passengers: Noida Administration Gets Tough on Auto-Rickshaw Drivers

According to updates, the matter was first brought to the attention of Noida Police by Kailash Hospital management soon after the call was received. The anonymous call was made to the hospital on Thursday afternoon, warning of a bomb inside the premises. Also Read - You Will Soon Be Able To Host Birthday Parties In Noida Metro: Check Ticket Prices And Other FAQs

Alerted authorities along with the bomb-squad and a canine squad rushed to the spot. Upon inspection of the hospital, authorities did not find explosives of any kind anywhere. Also Read - Non-bailable Warrant Issued Against Noida CEO Ritu Maheshwari

According to latest information, a search operation is going on in the hospital. The bomb disposal squad is conducting intensive searches in the basement.

Reacting to the phone call, the hospital authorities have evacuated the hospital’s basement and ground floor. As per the police, on Thursday afternoon, a caller called at the reception of Kailash Hospital and informed that there is a bomb in the basement of the hospital. After this, there was a stir in the hospital.

However, police said that the information may also be inaccurate. It may be that a person has made a hoax call to spread panic or annoyance, but the search operation will continue until everything has been checked thoroughly.