New Delhi – Police found a cache of explosives Saturday at a railway station in Mumbai, India’s financial hub, four days after a series of deadly blasts in a holy Hindu city blamed on Islamic militants.
Officers discovered explosives and components for making an explosive device inside a bag on a commuter railway station platform in central Mumbai, said city police commissioner AN Roy.
“Some explosives and some parts which can be used for making an IED (improvised explosive device) have been found at Byculla railway station on top of a toilet block,” said Roy.
“It contains about two kilogrammes of explosive.”
He said the explosives were found during a security sweep that was put in place after 23 people died Tuesday in three blasts in the northern holy Hindu city of Varanasi, two at a railway station and one at a crowded temple…