Chandigarh, August 12: The bomb threat in a high-end shopping mall, crowded with shoppers owing to a holiday on the occasion of Eid, on Monday finally turned to be hoax, police said. Chandigarh Police Evacuate Elante Mall After Receiving Bomb Threat Over Internet Call.
Police, along with bomb disposal and anti-sabotage teams, conducted intensive searches of the Elante Mall after getting it vacated of all people. Eid al-Adha 2019: No Exchange of Sweets Between BSF, Pakistan Rangers at Attari-Wagah Border After Article 370 Revoked in Jammu and Kashmir.
Senior Superintendent of Police, Nilambari Jagdale, told the media that the police control room got a call that explosives had been planted in the mall. She said a hunt is on to identify the caller, who made an internet voice call.