Terror attack rumour triggers panic in schools in JammuFebruary 13, 2015 17:54
everal panic stricken schools in Jammu called it a holiday while parents rushed to collect their children after a rumour spread that militants had attacked a prestigious school along the India-Pakistan border today.
The rumours spread after the news that a Christian school had been vandalised in Delhi was flashed in the media.
"There was panic after the rumours spread and several schools in the area had to call it a holiday today. First there was a rumour that a school in Miran Sahab was attacked, then in Bishnah and then R S Pura," a police officer said.
He said that the police also reached there, but there was no threat to any school. "As a precautionary measure police teams reached the spots, but found that there was nothing to worry about," he said.