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Abandoned suitcase creates bomb scare at Kolkata airport

Tuesday, 1 January 2013 - 4:27pm IST | Place: Kolkata | Agency: PTI
The bomb squad personnel reached the site and scanned the suitcase and then opened it and found that it was empty, sources said.

A suitcase found abandoned near the exit gate of the domestic terminal of the NSCB Airport here today created a bomb scare, Airport sources said.

Passengers informed the security personnel about the red colour suitcase lying abandoned near the exit gate at around 1.45 pm.

CISF personnel and personnel of the Airport police station immediately rushed to the spot and cordoned off the area and told the passengers to use the other exit gate, the sources said.

The bomb squad personnel reached the site and scanned the suitcase and then opened it and found that it was empty, sources said.




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