There’s Gold raining in Bengaluru. That’s the fake rumour that drove hundreds to start digging around Anekal in Karnataka a couple of days ago. Around 4pm, rumour spread like wildfire about gold pouring from the sky along with the rain, near the Bagalur police quarters. Residents gathered and searched for the gold coins. Some even claimed to have found the yellow metal. Later, police too arrived at the spot, and seized the gold for inspection. Locals believe that these coins are from ancient times and belong to the rulers of the place. Watch the video.
A couple of days ago, the rumour spread like wildfire about gold coins pouring from the sky during rainfall near Anekal’s Begalur police quarters at around 4 pm, reported Asianet News.
Believing the rumour, residents gathered near the area in hundreds of numbers amid the COVID-19 pandemic and started searching for the gold coins, said the report. Very few of them were wearing face masks.
People started digging at the roadside to find the gold coins, which they believed fell on earth along with the rain, it said.
According to the report, some of the residents even claimed to have found the gold in digging, the report stated. They showed small pieces of yellow metal and said they were gold, as per the report.
Many images have circulated in the social media regarding gold pieces found ,people posted them
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Did anyone else hear about this "gold rain" in Bangalore? In Anekal area, apparently it rained pellets last night! 🤨🤨https://t.co/b3fJ7XbPNn
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The locals believed that the gold coins were from ancient times, the report said, adding that they believed that the coins belonged to the rulers of the place.
Getting the information, local police arrived at the spot and seized the gold for inspection.