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Bomb threats shake 56 schools of Jaipur, students evacuated

Jaipur: Over 50 schools in Jaipur received bomb threats via email on Monday morning, triggering panic among students and their parents, police said. However, no explosive or anything suspicious has been found, they added. The authorities said the incident as hoax.

It was a regular day for schools students in Jaipur when the information of a bomb threat was received by the authorities. Upon receiving the information from the schools and also via media and social media, the worried & parents rushed to schools in panic to pick up their children.

However, they took a sigh of relief when authorities told them things were under control and there was no need to worry. According to the police, 56 schools in Jaipur received emails stating explosives were planted on their premises. On being informed, squads were rushed to these locations to check for suspicious objects or devices.

No suspicious objects were found wherever the checks have been completed, the police said. “The locations have been sanitised and marked clear from security point of view,” police officer said.

The first information about the threat was reported from a private school in Tilak Nagar followed by other schools in different localities including Manak chowk, Vaishali Nagar, Vidhyadhar Nagar, Niwaru Road, Tonk Road, and Sanganer among others.

“Several schools received threats via email that explosives were there in schools. Checking in most of schools has been completed and no explosive was found, efforts are on to identify the sender of emails, all messages were generated from a single source,”, Police Commissioner Biju G Joseph said.

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