Police seize suspected petrol bombs in K’taka

Madikeri: Police seized two bottles filled with petrol connected with a wick which was kept in Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus that arrived at Somwarpet near here on Wednesday.

The bus was proceeding from Harihara in Davanagere district towards Madikeri, police sources told a news agency.

During its stop over at Somwarpet, the conductor of the bus found two bottles filled with petrol which were connected to a wick, which he threw away.

Police suspect it to be "some mischief by miscreants".

Superintendent of Police Ajitej rushed to the spot and ordered an inquiry into the incident.