Live grenade found in Red Fort triggers security scare

A live grenade was found during the cleaning of a well on the premises of the Red Fort last evening, triggering a security scare.

The grenade was found by the Archaeological Survey of India officials, following which they alerted the police and the Central Industrial Security Force.

A police cordon was thrown around the area and the National Security Guard was informed, said a senior police officer.

The NSG commandos safely removed the grenade today, he said.