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Bomb scare grounds flights in Nepal

2011-09-25 15:55

Kathmandu - Flights were grounded at Nepal's only international airport on Sunday after a bomb scare on an Indian plane, officials said.

The Spice Jet aircraft was evacuated and flights were suspended for a while, according to the Civil Aviation Authority.

A Nepal Army bomb disposal squad was inspecting the plane.

Four Spice Jet staff were taken into custody for questioning.

Spice Jet is a low-cost Indian airline which operates two return flights between New Delhi and Kathmandu daily.