Unattended bag creates security scare in Pathankot

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An unattended bag was found lying near Dalhousie chowk here today, triggering a security scare. However, after checking the bag, the police found that it contained batteries.

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“A bag containing some batteries was left at Dalhousie chowk by a local trader after he had a fight with someone,” Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Vivek Sheel Soni said.

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The person who left the bag was detained, he said, adding that there was no terror angle behind the incident.

Pathankot had hogged limelight after a terror attack on the air force base here in 2016 in which seven security personnel were killed.

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