New Delhi: A drone-like flying object was spotted near the Delhi airport on Sunday evening, sending security agencies in a tizzy, police said.

Sanjay Bhatia, Deputy Commissioner of Police at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, told IANS that "a drone-like object was reportedly seen flying near the Terminal 3.

"We are verifying it. But the operations at the airport continued as normal and there was no delay in arrival or departure of flights."

According to another police official, the drone-like object was spotted around 7.30 p.m.