Bomb Hoax: Suspicious briefcase declared 'clear'

Earlier, BDS was informed by some suspects left a suspicious hoax in the area


Our Correspondent February 22, 2017
A view of the city skyline at dusk in Karachi June 24, 2013. PHOTO: REUTERS

KARACHI: Panic gripped the city after news spread about the presence of a briefcase suspected of containing a bomb near one of the police stations in the metropolis on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, experts from the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) cleared it after proper checking. A blue-coloured suspicious briefcase was found near an under construction building in Preedy area of Saddar.

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Earlier, BDS was informed by some suspects left a suspicious hoax in the area. It created panic and BDS officials, along with police, rushed to the spot to check the briefcase.

"The suspicious brief case was found from the National Oil Trading Shop near the Preedy police station, said the BDS expert.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 22nd, 2017.

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