Pakistan: Hand grenade submitted as proof exploded in court, 3 injured

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Karachi, Apr 12: At least three persons were injured when a hand grenade submitted as proof accidentally exploded in an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in port city of Karachi in Pakistan.

The unusual incident took place when a court clerk opened the box carrying the grenade.

Pak: Hand grenade exploded in court

At the time of explosion a judge was presiding over a high profile terror-case on Monday.

The grenade was among other explosives and weapons recovered from a suspect against which a case had been filed in the ATC for illegal possession of explosives.

The Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) later reached the spot and was cleared the courtroom for any explosives. A probe has been ordered into the incident as properties produced in a court are usually disarmed by experts.

OneIndia News (With inputs from agency)

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