A bomb threat in a Convent school turns out to be a hoax

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Belgaum, Feb 4 (UNI) Tension prevailed for some time in a Convent School in the City following a bomb threat, which however, turned out to be a hoax.

Police said that an unidentified person called St. Mary Convent School Principal at around 0920 hrs and said that a bomb has been planted inside the school and would explode soon.

Immediately the children were sent out and entire school premises was vacated and Camp Police were informed.

Bomb squad after a through search for more than two hours termed the call as hoax. Sniffer dogs were also pressed into service.

This was fourth such hoax calls received during last six month in the city. Earlier KLE hospital, Belgaum Court and G G Chitnis School were the targets.


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