Bomb scare triggers 5-hour search at District Courts in Chandigarh : The Tribune India

Bomb scare triggers 5-hour search at District Courts in Chandigarh

Complex evacuated after alert by Panchkula cops | Bomb, dog squads called in | HC security stepped up



Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, January 24

The UT police today launched a massive search operation at the District Courts, Sector 43, following a bomb alert, which later turned out to be a hoax, ahead of Republic Day. The search lasted around five hours.

Dog squad of the UT police arrives at the District Courts Complex in Sector 43, Chandigarh, on Tuesday. Tribune photo: vicky

The police said as soon as the information was received at 11.01 am, police teams, including a bomb disposal squad, were rushed to the scene and a search was conducted.