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Rumours grip Jammu city, long queue of vehicles at Petrol Pumps
8/18/2019 11:27:26 PM
Early Times Report
Jammu, Aug 18: Panicked due to rumours, the people this afternoon rushed to their adjoining petrol pumps fearing troubles, as the 2G-internet service in Jammu district was snapped this morning.
Large queue of vehicles were seen at the various petrol pumps in Jammu. "I don't know what the reasons are, but everybody, is rushing towards pumps so I did it", said Mukesh, who was waiting of his turn in long queue at Domana Petrol Pump.
Like Mukesh nobody was aware about the exact reasons of sudden panic in the city. "I learnt from friends that the situation in Jammu city in not well and the administration can impose curfew anytime, so I rushed here to fill the fuel tank of my car", said Pardeep another victim of rumour.
The people standing in queue for their turn to fill fuel in their vehicles, where listened whispering that district administration has order closure of petrol pumps. "It has been learnt that Deputy Commission Jammu has ordered for closure of the Petrol Pumps in Jammu city", people discussed with each others at Patoli Petrol Pump, on Jammu-Akhnoor road.
However, Deputy Commissioner Jammu, refuting any development in a statement said that nothing has happened.
Though, the chaos does not end here, some people sharing that they have heard about untoward incident in Sunderbani area in district Rajouri. However, Yog Raj Sharma a senior journalist from Sunderbani when contacted denied any incident in the area. Meanwhile, Rajouri Police also denied any incident in the district.
"Rumour of killing a youth in Narwal, has been talk of town till this evening, though administration has denied anything like it", said a Station House Officer of Police Station in Jammu city. "We are receiving frequent calls from the people with queries related these rumours", he added.
The IGP Jammu informed media this evening it was a rumour and advised the people no to pay any heed on such things and remain calm.
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