December 16th, 2011
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Bomb scare at TCS

tcs bomb scareChennai: A bomb threat at the training centre of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), at Ambattur in Chennai that send panic waves among the people. An anonymous caller informed a staff at private power firm in the building complex that a bomb was planted in the building. Police and bomb squad personnel searched the floors in the building, after evacuating the companies’ employees, but no explosives were found. Police said only six floors were occupied while the rest were under construction.

A statement issued by TCS spokesperson said, “Another tenant in the building that houses the TCS training facility at Ambattur, Chennai received a call threatening the safety of the facility on Friday morning. As the safety of our employees is paramount, we have evacuated all TCS trainees and faculty from the location in an orderly manner. This incident will not have any impact on our business operations in Chennai as the facility was a training facility,” said the company official.

The police and their specialist teams have taken control of the facility and are conducting their investigations into the incident.




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