Bomb scare at DMC proves a hoax

DUBAI — Absent-mindedness of two workers, who forgot a bag containing tools on the roof of an elevator where maintenance work was being carried out, created a bomb scare at the Dubai Media City (DMC) yesterday afternoon.

By Riyasbabu

Published: Mon 16 Jul 2007, 9:07 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 3:10 AM

The police, along with Civil Defence officials, reached the spot immediately after they were alerted and stormed the building.

A police official disclosed that the entire operation lasted around 36 minutes and the bag left over by the two workers was recovered.

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