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NCT 127 Receives Bomb Threat Before Their Concert in Indonesia

NCT 127 is the first stable and second overall sub-unit of the South Korean boy band NCT which is created and managed by SM Entertainment.…

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Published: November 5th, 2022 2:51 am | Updated: November 5, 2022 2:51 am

NCT 127 is the first stable and second overall sub-unit of the South Korean boy band NCT which is created and managed by SM Entertainment. The group consists of nine members Taeil, Johnny, Taeyong, Yuta, Doyoung, Jaehyun, Jungwoo, Mark, and Haechan, and made its debut on July 7, 2016.

On November 3, a handwritten letter with a bomb threat was found at the concert location of NCT 127 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The staff members present there got alert immediately and even called the police in the area for help.

After the threat, the police have taken several actions to increase the security of the NCT 127 members.

According to reports, the police unit sent a bomb squad and its K9 unit to the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) in BSD City, however after extensive inspections, neither unit found any signs of explosives or explosive devices.

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After the Bomb Threat to NCT 127, their security has been tight.

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The NCT 127 group’s concerts will go on as scheduled, according to law enforcement, who also pleaded with the public to maintain calm. The Indonesian police have positioned numerous first aid stations and exits.

Nearly 250 police officers have been set for duty at the concert venue. There has also been a security check system with sensors for concertgoers. The concert is going to take place as per the schedule with an increased amount of security.

In South Korea, NCT 127 has released four studio albums, two albums that were repackaged, and four extended plays since 2016. After the release of “Kick It” in 2020, they gained more international recognition from the general public.

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They first gained popularity in the mainstream in 2017 with “Cherry Bomb,” which is now known as one of their signature songs. The title singles “Cherry Bomb,” “Kick It,” “Sticker,” and “2 Baddies” are a few of NCT 127’s experimental hip-hop and R&B-based music and upbeat dance routines.

Following the publication of their first extended play (EP), ‘NCT #127’ (2016), which was a commercial success, they were named the Best New Artist at many South Korean music award ceremonies.

Sticker, NCT 127’s third Korean studio album, and Favorite, its repackaged album, were both released in 2021 and broke sales records by selling a combined 3.58 million copies and making them the best-selling albums ever by an act under SM Entertainment and winning the group the Daesang award at the 31st Seoul Music Awards.