Srinagar, Jul 9 (UNI): Panic gripped downtown Srinagar on Friday when a suspicious bag was found near S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) in Soura, prompting security forces to suspended traffic in the area.
Official sources said that a suspicious bag was spotted near SKIMS, Soura on Friday by security forces. “A Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) was immediately summoned to the spot,” they said, adding the traffic in the area was also suspended.
Additional security forces have been deployed in the area to prevent anyone from coming towards the spot, they added.
The suspicious bag contained clothes and pressure cooker.