School sends students early without their bags following bomb threat from anonymous caller
Dubai: Police are investigating a bomb threat to a Dubai school, following which hundreds of students were sent home earlier on Thursday.
Students at Dubai British School (DBS), The Springs, were asked to go home but weren't allowed to take their bags until police completed inspections following an anonymous phone call.
A source at Dubai police confirmed the incident and said that they take any such report or suspicions seriously -- and dispatches the relevant teams to investigate.
"We send our teams to check whether the reported threat is true or whether it is just a prank," he said. "Currently our teams are at at the location looking into the matter."
No further information was immediately available.