Two Live Hand Grenades Found in Varanasi Court

A passer-by spotted the unclaimed bag under a chair near gate number one of the court and called the police.

Published: 23rd April 2016 02:09 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd April 2016 02:09 PM   |  A+A-


LUCKNOW: Two live hand grenades were found on Saturday in an unclaimed bag in the Varanasi district court premises, leading the police to cordon off the area and suspend the court's work.

"All the entry and exit points to the court have been sealed and police is trying to check the whole premises for any more such things," a senior police official told IANS. 

The grenades have been sent to be defused, an official of the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) said.


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