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Bomb alert in Kolkata

A building housing a private bank in central Kolkata was evacuated today after a caller claimed that a bomb had been planted on the premises.

kolkata Updated: Nov 19, 2010 10:27 IST

A building housing a private bank in central Kolkata was evacuated on Thursday after a caller claimed that a bomb had been planted on the premises.

The bomb squad started conducting searches in the building situated in a high security zone soon after the anonymous caller rang up the HSBC bank branch at 9.45 am.

The entire area has been closed to traffic.

Further details are awaited.