In a major development, the Central Industrial Security Force on Monday has found an Improvised explosive device (IED) in a suspicious bag at the Manguluru airport in Karnataka. DIG Anil Pandey had informed that the bag was found at the ticket counter at the airport. The CISF had cordoned the area and evacuated everyone away from the area.
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) DIG Anil Pandey: We have found traces of Improvised explosive device (IED) from a bag lying at ticket counter at Mangaluru airport, we have safely evacuated it. #Karnataka pic.twitter.com/17uAFOIKUn— ANI (@ANI) January 20, 2020
He added, “As per protocol, an investigation is on. CISF has cordoned off the area and bomb disposal squad has reached." More details are awaited.