MUMBAI, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Terminal 2 of Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport was evacuated due to "security reasons" in a mock drill on Sunday.
"All passengers including those have boarded are required to go through security check again. Shuttle buses are lining up on parking apron, taking them back to the terminal building. Massive flights are delayed hence," a passenger at the airport told Xinhua.
A picture tweeted shows a screen at one check-in counter, reading "due to security reasons, terminal building requires evacuation. Passengers and staff members are requested to follow directions and reach respective safe assembly."
An anonymous member of an airline told Xinhua that "it's just a mock drill rehearsal they are carrying out and that's why they have closed the airport."
But the reason for the drill has not been disclosed yet.