West Bengal: Bomb scare near Nabanna

News Desk: Bomb scare has been reported near Nabanna in Howrah after a suspicious electronic device was found on Wednesday in the area. As per the police, the unidentified device was a digital lock. A witness said a red light was flashing from the device. It was later recovered by the Kolkata police. This incident has raised serious questions about the surveillance system in the Nabanna area. This comes just a few days ahead of the Republic Day celebrations which are set to take place across the country.

As per reports, one of the eyewitnesses explained that the lock shaped device was found lying on the flyover at a distance of a stone’s throw from Nabanna, where the Chief Minister’s office is located. The red light in the device was constantly flickering, and some numbers were written on it, following which, there has been widespread panic among the locals. It was initially suspected to be a timer bomb as well. Soon after police received the information, they immediately reached the spot.