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Unclaimed Bag Found at Amritsar Airport, Bomb Squad Called In

An unclaimed bag was found in the parking area of the Sri Guru Ramdass International Airport on Wednesday, triggering a security scare. A Punjab Police team, CISF sleuths and a bomb disposal squad are at the spot and have cordoned off the entire area.

Press Trust Of India

Updated:March 15, 2017, 12:31 PM IST
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Unclaimed Bag Found at Amritsar Airport, Bomb Squad Called In
Security personnel assist a colleague to wear a bomb ordnance disposal suit to check an unclaimed bag lying outside the international airport (REUTERS)

Amritsar: An unclaimed bag was found in the parking area of the Sri Guru Ramdass International Airport on Wednesday, triggering a security scare. A Punjab Police team, CISF sleuths and a bomb disposal squad are at the spot and have cordoned off the entire area.

"An unclaimed bag was found in the parking area," Airport Director, Venkateswara Rao said. He said "the place from where the bag was found is outside the airport building and at a distance from the sensitive area".

Security agencies have been alerted and the private contractor and staff posted in the parking area are being questioned.

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| Edited by: Ananya Chakraborty
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