India Update


As we just flagged in our breaking news section, there were initial BBC reports moments ago of up to six gunmen shot by Indian security forces at the airport in New Delhi. But the BBC now seems to be dialing that report back, now only saying there were shots fired, with no details about who they were shot at or whether anyone was injured. Meanwhile, there seemed to be no word on this in the English-language Indian press — other than a few reports sourced back to the BBC. And they’re now putting ‘shootings’ in quotes. We’ll keep following this closely. But great caution seems warranted about those initial reports.

Late Update: Now it’s been dialed back to a report of “sharp sounds” that the airport officials are now investigating. So, well …