Bomb Scare in Writers’ Building, Bomb Squad Rushed


Kolkata: A bomb alert has been sounded in Writers’ Building after Lalbazaar Police received an e-mail threatening to blow up the building on Tuesday. Police along with the bomb squad rushed to Writers’ Building.

The building has been evacuated and sniffer dogs have been deployed to in search of explosives. Huge police force encircled the building and the bomb squad is conducting a blanket search for any hidden explosives. No bombs have been detected so far.

The cyber cell of Kolkata police launched an investigation to track the e-mail. The cops are suspecting that the mail was sent to create panic in the area.