Several tourists at the Taj Mahal were asked to vacate the premises on Thursday morning after authorities received a bomb threat from an unidentified caller.
Officials told news agency PTI that an unidentified person called the 112 emergency response number of the Uttar Pradesh police at around 9 am and claimed that a bomb was kept inside the monument that is conserved by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and protected by armed personnel of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).