Srinagar: An unclaimed object near the house of a senior Congress leader caused panic in north Kashmir district of Bandipora.
Panic gripped Watapora area on Sopore-Bandipora road when some people informed the police that there was a container with a wire near the house of a Congress leader.
The area was immediately sealed and traffic from both sides on the road was stopped.
Later a Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) opened the metal container. However, there was no bomb, they said, adding traffic later resumed on the road.