Srinagar: An unattended bag on the Srinagar-Muzzafarabad highway on the city outskirts led to a bomb scare, resulting in a massive traffic jam.
Officials said a ‘suspicious’ bag was found at Tengpora bridge on Bypass road Tuesday morning by forces personnel posted in the area.
The local police officer was informed and a Bomb Disposal Squad was also rushed to the spot
A police spokesman said the ‘suspicious bag’ was checked by Bomb Disposal Squad and 14 ladies suits were found in it. He added that the traffic was restored later.
Yesterday, in a similar incident in city’s Dalgate area a lunch box lying along the road had created panic in the area.