Only 6 Indian airports have operational bomb detection squads, audit finds

Only six of the 59 airports guarded by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in the country have operational bomb detection and disposal squads, according to an audit by the paramilitary agency, raising concerns about safety measures.

Only the security forces at the airports in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Cochin and Hyderabad are equipped to defuse and dispose off explosives, a Hindustan Times report said, quoting the audit report that it reviewed.

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Source: Money Control