Unclaimed bag sparks bomb scare at Pathankot railway station
An unclaimed bag at a railway station here on Tuesday sparked a security scare, but it was later found that it contained clothes and was mistakenly left behind by a soldier.
After the bag was detected at around 11.30 am, people were swiftly evacuated from the area and rail traffic was halted on the route in the district where police and agencies have been on high alert following the terror strike at air base early this month.
Punjab police and Government Railway Police officials said that the bag, wrapped in a black cloth, adidas wholesalers south africa had been left behind by the army jawan who had alighted at the railway station when the train halted after reaching here from Delhi.
the bag was discovered by the Government Railway Police on the train, they immediately informed me saying they had brought it down at the railway station and cleared the area of any people. Soon afterwards, the police and the Army along with the bomb disposal and dog squads reached the spot,