Chandigarh, Mar 19 (UNI) Panic gripped Union Territory Civil Secretariat here today, following an anonymous telephone call that a bomb had been planted in the Secretariat building.
Immediately after the call was received around noon police swung into action and cordoned off the area.
Police have launched a massive search to locate the bomb, if any, with a help of sniffer dogs. Fire engines have been kept ready to meet any eventuality in the wake of the bomb scare.
The entire building has been evacuated, following the scare.
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