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Monday, 25 February 2013

Suspicious bags found in several areas of Delhi, high alert sounded

Unclaimed bags have been found in different parts of Delhi on Monday. A high alert has 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 Army's Base 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 seems 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 diffused with muffled explosion.

Another suspicious bag has 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.

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