Suspicious bag found at Khawjabazar, Nowhatta, Sgr; BDS on Job

Bag has pressure cooker fitted with wires, checking whether it is IED: police

Srinagar, Jan 14: A suspicious bag with pressure cooker fitted with wires was detected at Khawjabazar area of Nowhatta area of Srinagar on Friday after which Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) was called to the spot.

Officials told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that panic gripped the Khawjabazar, Nowhatta area of City after a supicious bag with pressure cooker fitted with wires was detected.

A top police offical told KNO that a suspicious bag containing pressure cooker with some wires coming out from the bag is lying at Khwaja Bazar Chowk. Pertinently routine deployment in view of Friday is a practice. BDS informed. Checking whether it’s IED or not,” he said—(KNO)