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Grenade found in airport

In what appears to be a recce of sorts, a grenade was found in a parcel at the Delhi domestic airport.

A call was received by the security officials at the airport from the cargo staff of Indigo airlines that a grenade like thing has been found in a parcel which has come from a government post office in Pitam Pura area of West Delhi. It was supposed to be delivered somewhere in Kolkatta. ‘There was a parcel which reached the cargo department of Indigo airlines and while they were checking it they detected the grenade and informed the security officials. Later intellegence bureau officials were called in who inspected it,’ the airport officials said.

Sources said that it seems to be a recce by unscrupoulous elements as there was everything in the grenade except the explosives.

The incident had created a furore at the airport as the airline staff had called in bomb disposal squad who confirmed that it was a parcel grenade. The incident took place at about 3 today afternoon and an enquiry has been initiated by the IB. 
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