In the wee hours of Friday, Twitter was full of abuzz after users in Amritsar said they heard "two loud sounds". #Amritsar was trending on the micro-blogging website. Many users shared their theories about what the sounds could be.
However, the cops said that "everything was okay" in the city.
"I appeal to the people to not believe in rumours on social media. Everything is okay, as per our information nothing has happened," ANI quoted Jagjit Singh Walia, ADCP Amritsar as saying.
Jagjit Singh Walia, ADCP Amritsar on reports of loud bangs heard in the city: I appeal to the people to not believe in rumours on social media. Everything is okay, as per our information nothing has happened. #Punjab pic.twitter.com/gleD1uZ4bx— ANI (@ANI) March 14, 2019
Here's what the users tweeted:
Nothing has happened just our two Sukhoi-30 MKI roared in the sky. #Amritsar— koutilya (@dot_dot35) March 15, 2019
Do you have no faith in Indian Army?— India First 🇮🇳 (@IndiaFirst786) March 15, 2019
Why spread rumours? 😡
Everything is ok
Sat Shri Akaal#Amritsar
Sonic boom heard in #Amritsar— Sukhreet Singh (@SukhreetS) March 14, 2019
That's the sound generated when an object breaks the sound barrier, jets in this case. No need to worry. Go back to bed.
Also, the jets flying over the city are pretty common for the past month. And no ambulances have been sighted.— Damini Gulati (@Damini_Gulati) March 14, 2019
Besides, there is not one reliable source on Twitter which has confirmed anything.