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Delhi: Bomb scare in upscale Khan Market

Security Officials Were Sent Into A Tizzy When A Person Called Up The Police Control Room Around 6:40 Am And Claimed A Bomb Had Been Planted In The Market In The Heart Of The Capital, Police Said.

PTI | Updated on: 15 Dec 2017, 04:57:47 PM
Delhi: Bomb scare in upscale Khan Market (Representative Image)

New Delhi :

A phone call claiming that a bomb was planted in the upscale Khan Market in south Delhi triggered panic in the area on Friday morning, prompting a rush of bomb and dog squads to the spot.

Security officials were sent into a tizzy when a person called up the police control room around 6:40 am and claimed a bomb had been planted in the market in the heart of the capital, police said.

Bomb and dog squads were rushed to the area. No suspicious item was found during checking, they added.

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The market, a popular shopping and culinary hub, is the most expensive retail location in India.


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First Published : 15 Dec 2017, 04:57:24 PM

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