Panic ensued on East Delhi’s Delhi–Noida Direct Flyway after a grenade was recovered there on Saturday. Delhi police rushed to the spot and it was later defused by a team of National Security Guard.
The incident took place in the Yamuna Khader area under the Mayur Vihar Police Station limits and a forensic examination is being conducted, the police said.
According to police sources, on Saturday afternoon some people were bathing in the Yamuna Khadar region when they found a grenade in a sack present in the water. They quickly informed the police.
Soon, a team from Mayur Vihar police station reached the spot and senior officers of East Delhi district police also arrived and the matter was informed to the NSG.
Within a few hours, the NSG team arrived and began examining.
So far, it is not clear where the grenade came from in the area, which also has a warehouse near the spot.
The police are investigating and questioning people involved in the scrap business and also locals nearby.