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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 912

Unclaimed bags trigger alarm in Delhi

From R. Vasudevan—Reporting from New Delhi
New Delhi, 26 February (Asiantribune.com):

Unclaimed bags have been found in different parts of Delhi on Monday. Police suspect it was a mischievous act meant to spread alarm.

A high alert had been sounded by the Delhi Police following the suspicious recoveries that comes close to the heels of the deadly twin blasts in Hyderabad where 16 people were killed.

A suspicious bag was recovered from outside an Army hospital in the capital, police said. According to sources, bikers threw the bag containing an explosive device near the Research and Referral (Army) Hospital in Delhi's cantonment area around 2pm.

Delhi Police say only forensic team can confirm if substances found in the bag were actually explosives. However, they say it seemed to contain explosives-like material.

Army's bomb squad found wire-like materials in an unclaimed bag in Delhi Cantonment area. They destroyed the bag using cortex. According to the sources, the device was defused with muffled explosion.

Another suspicious bag was been found in south Delhi's Greater Kailash's M-Block market.
Two more bags were found in Gopinath market in southwest Delhi and Mangolpuri. One had papers and the other had a speaker.

- Asian Tribune -

Unclaimed bags trigger alarm in Delhi
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