UP: Bomb recovered in Kanpur

Security has been stepped up in the city after a bomb was recovered from a tempo in Kidwai Nagar area. The bomb was later defused by the bomb disposal squad.

Kanpur: Security has been stepped up in
the city after a bomb was recovered from a tempo in Kidwai
Nagar area, police said on Thursday.

"The tempo driver Naseem informed police after he saw
a bomb with a timer and wires, in his vehicle," Kushhar
Saurav, Superintendent of Police (City).

The bomb was later defused by the bomb disposal squad.

A massive checking drive has been launched by police
at all public places including railway station, bus stops
after the incident.

"We have stepped up the vigil at every nook and corner
of the city, around all the important buildings and police
stations are on a high alert. Autos and tempos are especially
being checked," he said.

The SP said that police is taking Naseem`s help to
prepare sketches of the passengers who alighted from his tempo
just before the bomb was recovered.

PTI

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