Srinagar: Panic gripped Lasjan in the summer capital, Srinagar, when a suspicious bag was found near the bypass on Thursday.
Official sources said that a suspicious bag was found by the Road Opening Party (ROP) of security forces near Lasjan bypass in Srinagar outskirts this morning. “A Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) was immediately summoned and the content of the bag was being checked,” they said.
Security forces have sealed the area to stop anyone from coming near the suspicious bag.
Meanwhile, security forces have been put on high alert in Srinagar after a police Inspector was shot dead by militants on Tuesday evening in Nowgam area, which is not far away from Lasjan.