Bomb Scare Triggers Panic At Alipurduar


Alipurduar: An unclaimed bag, found at house in Alipuduar district on Wednesday, led to a bomb scare. A police team and bomb squad immediately rushed to the spot searched the bag.

A powerful IED was found in Alipurduar town of north Bengal today. Alipurduar superintendent of police A Ravindranathan said an unclaimed stuffed bag was found near the stairwell outside a house at Subhaspally area of the town this morning.

A man after seeing an object in it, pulled it out and threw it away. However, others present raised a hue and cry and informed police.

The object was found to be a powerful IED and was defused by the bomb disposal unit. Ravindranathan said investigations are on into the incident.