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New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): A private school in Delhi's RK Puram received a bomb threat on their official email, that later turned out to be a hoax, police said on Thursday.

According to officials, the email was received on the official e-mail account of Lal Bahadur Shastri School (LBS) late on Wednesday evening. The police were informed about the threat mail and a thorough investigation into the matter was conducted on Thursday morning.

The mail was declared a hoax upon investigation by police and further search for the person who sent the e-mail is being carried on, said police.

As per the reports, after the e-mail was declared a hoax, the school functioned on its routine schedule and an exam that was supposed to be conducted on Thursday was eventually conducted by the school authorities.

Earlier in May this year, a private school in Delhi's Push Vihar area had received an email with a warning of explosives on the premises.

Several teams of police and a bomb squad were rushed to the School after police received information that the school had received a bomb threat via e-mail.

Students were evacuated from the school premises as searches were conducted.

The email threat was later turned out to be a hoax and nothing suspicious was found during a search of the school premises, police had said. (ANI)

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