Gurugram: The Leela Ambience Gurugram, a five-star hotel, received a bomb threat call on Tuesday, triggering panic at the premises, sources said.
An unidentified person called the hotel’s reception desk at around 11.55 a.m.
“It was a male voice that said a bomb will explode in the (Ambience) mall,” the sources said.
The police were immediately alerted after which a dog squad and Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) rushed to the spot and evacuated people from the hotel.
The BDDS checked the entire hotel and its surroundings and a search operation is currently underway, the police said.
The hotel also increased the number of security staff after receiving the call.