New Delhi: A phone call on Thursday claiming the presence of a bomb at a school in New Delhi, which created a panic situation, turned out to be a hoax, police said.

According to police, the caller said a bomb was planted in Modern School in south Delhi's Vasant Vihar area.

Police said the students and school staff were evacuated from the school.

Besides, a bomb disposal squad and anti-sabotage team were also called, police said.