The bomb was recovered close to a petrol pump when the sewerage was being cleaned, they said. Police suspect that the bomb might have been thrown into the gutter by some scrap dealer.
It has been handed over to the Army, police said, adding, the matter is being investigated.
Judicial Custody of Chhagan Bhujbal extended till 13th April— ANI (@ANI_news) March 31, 2016
Unexploded shell found in garbage heap near a petrol pump in Transport Nagar area of Ludhiana (Punjab) pic.twitter.com/of624gjecP— ANI (@ANI_news) March 31, 2016