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Bomb scare in Chandigarh as Sec-33 resident spots ‘grenade’

Panic gripped the city after a Sector-33 resident claimed to have spotted a ‘grenade’ on Wednesday evening. The police reached the spot and cordoned off the residential area, with a team of the operational cell and crime branch officials also joining in. Later, the army was called in.

punjab Updated: Jul 14, 2016 09:38 IST
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Officials inspecting the area after reaching Sector 33 on Wednesday.
Officials inspecting the area after reaching Sector 33 on Wednesday.(Anil Dayal/HT Photo)

Panic gripped the city after a Sector-33 resident claimed to have spotted a ‘grenade’ on Wednesday evening. The police reached the spot and cordoned off the residential area, with a team of the operational cell and crime branch officials also joining in. Later, the army was called in.

A hand grenade lying at a wall near H No 1503 at Sector 33, Chandigarh on Wednesday. (Anil Dayal/HT Photo)

Sector 34 SHO Baljeet Singh said, “It is difficult to comment on the exact nature of the substance found. We are going through CCTV footage to ascertain the identity of the person who left the ‘grenade’ on the wall.”