Bomb recovered near Gurdaspur bus stand; Bomb disposal squad defuses it

Bomb recovered near Gurdaspur bus stand; Bomb disposal squad defuses it

30TH_DEFUSE_1635796fGurdaspur, Jul 30- A bomb disposal squad team from Maharaja Ranjit Singh Police Training Academy defused the bomb recovered on a road near the local bus stand here today. The team defused the object in the presence of Gurdaspur SSP Gurpreet Singh Toor this evening. The SSP said the object was containing potash and added that he is personally watching the law and order situation in the district. Earlier, panic was gripped the district headquarters town of Gurdaspur following the recovery of a bomb like object in Secretarian mohalla, opposite the bus stand here this afternoon. According to police, a pedestrian noticed the bomb like object wrapped in a black polythene and planted in a narrow street. Police was yet to establish whether the object was similar to the bombs which was used by the Pakistan trained militants during the Dina Nagar police station attack on Monday. However the samples has been collected and sent to forensic laboratory, the SSP added.

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