Police scour Janakpur temple after bomb scare

Janakpurdham, September 20

Police officials in Janakpur scoured the Janaki temple after reports said that a bomb had been planted in the area, but they could not find any explosives/

Police, after receiving ‘tip-off’ evacuated temple premises to conduct a search, but to no avail. Dhanusha Police Chief SP Shekhar Khanal said that police had also deployed sniffer dogs to look for explosives.

“We’ve been looking for it for a few hours but we haven’t found it yet. Maybe it’s a hoax, but we cannot take a risk. We are still on the lookout,” SP Khanal told Onlinekhabar.

SP Khanal added that the temple premises had been reopened to the public after they there checked for suspicious items.

Published on September 20th, Friday, 2019 4:04 PM

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