In the midst of enhanced security in the nation’s capital ahead of Independence Day celebrations, a bomb squad was dispatched to inspect an unclaimed tiffin box in northwest Delhi today. According to the police, the bomb squad didn’t find anything unusual within the box.
Bomb disposal squad and police officials rushed to the spot in Prashant Vihar area of Rohini. The National Security Guard was also called in. However, nothing suspcious was found.
Before the box was opened, the spot was sealed and the surrounding areas was cordoned off and evacuated.
Ahead of Independence Day, the Delhi Police has been on high alert in anticipation of potential terrorist strikes. The terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba may be preparing an attack in the national capital, according to intelligence.