Abandoned suitcase causes scare in Pondy
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Last Updated: Tuesday, January 08, 2013, 13:24
  
Puducherry: A red-coloured round object was found inside an abandoned suitcase in an unreserved compartment of the Dadar-Puducherry Chalukya Express here today sending security personnel into a tizzy.

The bomb disposal squad retrieved the object and an examination confirmed that there was no explosive barring some iron pieces with some adhesive like substance inside a small container made of tin sheet, Superintendent of Police S. Ramaraju told reporters here.

The object, similar to a ball, was connected to a mobile phone, he said.

The official said there was an hand written slogan inside the suitcase which read 'Mayan Calendar', adding, it was only a hoax to cause scare.

The suitcase was found by a station employee while cleaning the compartment of the train.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, January 08, 2013, 13:24


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