The whole of Chandigarh panicked due to a bomb threat call on Monday at Elante Mall. Let it was found to be a mock drill conducted by Police ahead of Independence Day. According to media reports, the warning led to chaos in the mall and police rushed to the spot and got the entire complex vacated. The bomb squad is searching the entire Elante Mall. As it was a public holiday due to Eid the mall was extremely crowded and people panicked hearing the bomb threat news. Police had to vacate the entire mall and the bomb squad conducted a thorough search.
Intelligence agencies have warned of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed planning massive terror agttack at religious places and security apparatus. The intelligence inputs about the possible terror attack has come barely a week after the the Indian government revoked Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and converted the state into two Union Territories — Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.