Bomb scare at Taj Mahal; CISF alerted, red alert in Agra

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Updated: Mar 04, 2021 4:25 PM

"We had received info from the control room that a man called them up saying that there are discrepancies in military recruitment and he wasn't recruited. A Bomb is kept at Taj Mahal which will explode soon. Security check is being done around Taj Mahal," Agra SP Shiv Ram Yadav said.

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The Uttar Pradesh Police today received a call saying a bomb has been placed inside Taj Mahal, which will go off soon. “We had received info from the control room that a man called them up saying that there are discrepancies in military recruitment and he wasn’t recruited. A Bomb is kept at Taj Mahal which will explode soon. Security check is being done around Taj Mahal,” Agra SP Shiv Ram Yadav said. He said that the CISF has been alerted. The man’s location has been traced to Firozabad. Further investigation underway.

Agra IG A Satish Ganesh said that the Bomb Disposal Squad and other teams carried out extensive search at Taj Mahal premises. “No such object has been found yet. Man who called up to give information of bomb will soon be traced. “I would like to assure you that there’s 99 per cent chances of it being hoax call,” the IG said.

 

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