Bomb scare at Delhi Metro station

New Delhi, April 15 : Security forces carried out an extensive check after a call was received at the Anand Vihar Metro station Thursday threatening to blow it up, police said, adding the call turned out to be a hoax.

Police said that an anonymous call was received around 1.30 p.m and dog squads and bomb disposal teams were immediately rushed to the spot.

An officer of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which guard all Metro stations, said all precautionary measures were taken.

"We searched the entire station and soon the situation was under control," said the CISF officer.

However, the Metro services at the station were normal and no delay was caused, said the officer.