15 crude bombs defused in Ahmedabad

September 29th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS  

Ahmedabad, Sep 29 (IANS) As many as 15 crude bombs were recovered and defused in this Gujarat city Monday, a day before the nine-day Navratri celebrations begin, police said.Officials said the bombs were found in small tobacco tins in Kalupur area of the city. They added the bombs were of low-intensity and were defused soon after.

The recovery of the bombs has caused some anxiety among the police force as it comes just before the festive season.

On July 26, serial bombings in Ahmedabad killed 56 people. In the days following the bombings, 23 low-intensity bombs were recovered from Surat and defused.

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