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Grenade-like object found at Air Force school in Vimannagar

After police received a call from the school authorities at 10:30am, a team of the bomb detection and disposal squad arrived at the spot, an official said.

pune Updated: May 15, 2019 17:52 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Grenade-like object,Air Force school,Vimannagar
An object resembling a grenade was on Tuesday found in the Air Force School in Vimannagar, police said, adding that it had been defused and sent to a laboratory for chemical analysis.(REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)

An object resembling a grenade was on Tuesday found in the Air Force School in Vimannagar, police said, adding that it had been defused and sent to a laboratory for chemical analysis.

After police received a call from the school authorities at 10:30am, a team of the bomb detection and disposal squad arrived at the spot, an official said.

“The object looks like a grenade and has some substance, the kind used in firecrackers, inside it. The bomb detection and disposal squad team has sent it for laboratory analysis. We are probing what the object is and how it reached the school,” he added.

First Published: May 15, 2019 17:00 IST