New Delhi: A bomb scare outside a hospital in Noida, Uttar Pradesh triggered panic in the area on Friday morning. Police stated that a suspicious device was found outside a private hospital in Noida, following which expert teams including the bomb disposal squad reached there.Also Read - Attention NOIDA People! Don't Have a Reflective Tape on Your Vehicle? You Might be Fined THIS Much

“We cordoned off the area. Expert teams reached here. Prima facie, it appears to be neither an explosive nor a detonator. Bomb Disposal Squad diffused it,” said Alok Singh, Police Commissioner, Gautam Buddh Nagar. Also Read - Noida Extends COVID Restrictions Till Further Orders; Pools, Gyms To Remain Shut | Fresh List Of Guidelines Here

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This comes a day after the Kailash Hospital in Noida Sector 27 received an anonymous bomb threat.

A person had called on the landline number of Kailash Hospital in Sector 27 and said there was a bomb placed in the basement of the building, a police officer said.

“Police personnel, bomb-disposal squads, dog squads and fire tenders had reached the hospital immediately and the building was checked for any suspicious item. It turned out to be a hoax call,” Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, Noida, Ranvijay Singh said.

Kailash Hospital in Noida is part of a healthcare chain owned by BJP leader and Gautam Buddh Nagar MP Mahesh Sharma.