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Grenade found in Dhekiajuli

Amid stepped up security measures ahead of the Republic Day, a major tragedy averted in Dhekiajuli in Sonitpur district when security forces defused a powerful grenade on Friday.

The handgrenade was found lying inside a bag just behind the Dhekiajuli ASTC bus stand in the morning. On seeing the suspicious object, the bag was handed over to the police who later confirmed it a hand grenade. Later it was defused.

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