Law enforcers beefed up security at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Wednesday night after getting information that passenger of a Dhaka-bound flight of Malaysian Airlines possesses a bomb.
The flight MH-196 landed in Dhaka from Malaysia at 9:38pm. Some 135 passengers were on board.
"Security was increased at the airport after a news spread that one of the passengers of the flight possesses a bomb. A team started searching the plane immediately after landing," Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam told media.
However, no bomb was found on the plane, law enforcers told reporters at 1am Thursday.
A large number of members of different forces were deployed at the airport.