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Delhi on High Alert as Grenade Found in Red Fort, Bomb Disposal Squad at the Spot

In a shocking news coming from national capital Delhi, a diffused grenade was found in the premises of the Red Fort on Thursday evening, triggering an alert. The grenade was found in a well during a routine operation. In three months, it is the second time that the grenade found in the historical monument and national heritage, Red Fort.

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The discovery triggered panic, prompting police to sealed the area and inform the NSG. Then a team of National Security Agency, as well as bomb disposal squad reached the spot shortly. The District Commissioner of Police (DCP) too reached the spot and a massive search operation was launched. 

Earlier this year in February, bullets and boxes of explosives were found inside the Red Fort complex during a clean-up drive. For now, the grenade has been taken in for investigation, upon which it will be decided if it belonged to the World War era. 

Thousands of tourists visit this Mughal-built monument situated in the heart of Delhi, where Independence Day celebrations held every year on 15th August. The fort has been under heavy security since December 2000, the year when it was attacked by Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists. Two soldiers and a civilian lost their lives in this attack.

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