SILIGURI: Four live mortar cells were found in the Teesta Canal in West Bengal's Siliguri on Thursday, triggering panic among the local residents.
Soon as the news spread, Army, BSF and the local police personnel reached the spot to take stock of the situation.
According to ANI, a CID bomb squad has also reached the site and trying to defuse the live mortars cells found in the canal.
Four live mortar cells found in Teesta Canal in Siliguri. Police and Border Security Force (BSF) present at the spot. Army bomb squad rushing to the spot. More details awaited. #WestBengal pic.twitter.com/pyeHPgjxQJ
— ANI (@ANI) November 22, 2018
Four live mortar cells can be easily spotted easily in the shallow waters of the canal.
It is not yet clear as to how the mortar cells reached the canal water.