Unclaimed water bottle creates IED scare in Rajouri

Police, paramilitary forces rushed to the scene
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Jammu, Feb 28: An unclaimed water bottle caused panic in Rajouri on Tuesday with police and paramilitary CRPF rushing to the area, suspecting it to be an IED, officials said.  

They said at about 7:50 a.m., Police’s Special Operation Group along with Bomb Disposal Squad and CRPF cordoned off Panja Chowk after information that there was an unclaimed object.  Without taking any chances, they said the object was thoroughly checked. 

“After inspection, it turned out to be a water bottle,” a police officer told news agency GNS. Asked about the panic due to it, he said, “Security establishment does not take any chances.”

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