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Suspicious object near Mumbai mall sparks bomb scare

by FP Staff  Jul 4, 2012 14:05 IST

#Andheri   #Bomb disposal   #explosive device   #Mumbai   #NewsTracker  

A suspected explosive device  found in a northwest suburb of Mumbai sparked panic with the Anti-Terrorism Squad of the state police and bomb disposal being rushed to the location.

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CNN IBN reported that the suspicious object was found near the Infiniti mall in suburban Andheri and visuals showed a device with a timer attached to it.

Police officials later said that there was no proof that it was a explosive device.

According to reports, the device was found in a garbage bin opposite the mall and might have been found by a cleaner.

Bomb disposal squad officials and police officials cordoned off the busy road where the mall is located as they checked the object and verified if it was an explosive device.

 

 

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