Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] January 11 (ANI): Two crude bombs were unearthed during digging at a Metro construction site in Mumbai Central on Wednesday, which were later defused and sent for forensic testing.Also Read - Maharashtra: Central Railway Announces To Revert Platform Ticket Price to Rs 10 At These Stations

A Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) official informed an on-duty officer about the explosives found during the excavation work on the Metro Line just outside the Mumbai Central Railway Station. Also Read - No Vaccine, No Salary! This Maharashtra City Decides Not To Pay Salaries to Unvaccinated Civic Employees

The staff of BCT Post with a dog squad reached the site and informed Nagpada Police about the matter. Also Read - Maharashtra Govt Announces 'Highest Ever' Salary Hike For MSRTC Employees Amid Strike Deadlock

Senior Police Inspector Nilesh Shevale along with his team and Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) members of Maharashtra Police reached the site.

They then defused the bombs and sent them to the forensic laboratory at Kalina for expert opinion.

Further details are awaited. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.