Thursday, May 5, 2016

Six Lahore schools closed for the day after bomb hoax

LAHORE: At slightest six schools in different parts of the city were emptied and shut for the day taking after a progression of trick calls around a bomb danger on Wednesday, police said.

The gatekeepers of two schools in Gulshan-i-Ravi ─ Government Girls' High School in G piece and Saeeda Butt Private School ─ were alarmed of a danger by a motorcyclist, after which the organization was educated and a call was made to 15 around 10:55am. The school was emptied taking after the trick, school sources said.

Government Boys High School in Chandni Chowk Sanda, Himayat-i-Islam school close Yateem Khana Chowk and two different schools in the Millat Park and Township zones were likewise alarmed of dangers, police authorities affirmed.

Dread and frenzy spread after the fabrications, with understudies attempting to clear as quickly as could be expected under the circumstances. Concerned guardians likewise achieved schools to lift their kids up. The schools that got trick calls were shut for the day.

Director Police Iqbal Town Shaista Nadeem told Dawn, "Five or six calls were gotten [on 15] however no bomb was found. We even sent a Bomb Disposal Squad group to hunt them. We will recognize the guests and capture the general population dependable."

Guardians and understudies the nation over have been tense after the assault on Bacha Khan University in January, which brought back recollections of the shocking Army Public School assault.