A grenade was found from a well in the Delhi Red Fort aka Lal Qila which was disposed safely on the spot. Jatin Narwal, DCP of North Delhi said that the grenade was found during a sanitation drive which was being undertaken at around 6 PM on Thursday and was later successfully disarmed and disposed.
A defused grenade, in a well at Red Fort which is considered the heart of country’s capital Delhi was found on Thursday evening. The Red Fort staff immediately alerted the police about the finding and a team of National Security Agency and District Commissioner of Police reached the spot and a massive search was launched to sweep the area and checked if the grenade was live.
Thousands of tourists visit the Mughal-built monument in the heart of Delhi and the fort has been under heavy security after the terrorist attack in December 2000. The sanitation drive in and around the Red Fort was incurred throughout the night. The finding was limited to just one inactive grenade but the search was still made thoroughly to ensure the safety. Even underwater cameras are being used to search for any other possible weapons.