Bomb detected in Shopping Mall in Jharkhand capital

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Ranchi, Aug 31 (UNI) The Army was called to assist the state police as panic gripped the state capital tonight with rumours spreading thick and fast about bombs planted at a shopping mall at downtown Main Road in the state capital.

City SP Richard Lakra told UNI tonight that the bomb was packed in a container, which was planted at staircase of the first floor of the mall.

Hundreds of onlookers thronged the road leading to traffic jam in the heart of the city as bomb disposal squad was pressed into service to defuse the bomb.

The Army was called in to control the situation who sealed the entry route of the five storied mall.

Latest report said the bomb was found and sent to laboratories for forensic analysis.

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