BOONI: A hand grenade was found in a stream in Booni this morning, police here told ChitralToday.
Station House Officer (SHO) Booni Zuhooruddin said a citizen called the polio station on Sunday morning and informed the police about a suspicious device lying along the stream near Ragh Doke.
Police rushed to the site and took the device in its possession.
“After inspection, I found it active and ready to explode,” the SHO said.
He said the details about the device will be known after investigation but “my initial finding is that somebody had thrown it or it came to the site with the flood water.”
But the SHO added that it seems the grenade was recently thrown at the site as it had no dirt on it.–Ejaz Ahmed