Box creates scare in Meghalaya town

An abandoned box near a temple created panic on Saturday in Meghalaya`s Jowai town, 62 km east from here suspecting that a bomb was placed in it.

Last Updated: Dec 10, 2011, 13:33 PM IST

Shillong: An abandoned box near a temple
created panic on Saturday in Meghalaya`s Jowai town, 62 km east from here suspecting that a bomb was placed in it, police sources
said.

Shop keepers first spotted the box at a fish stall on
the footpath opposite to the temple, the sources said.

The police threw a cordon around the area and was
waiting for a bomb squad to arrive from Shillong, they added.

PTI