Explosive Is Found In UP Assembly, Yogi Adityanath Calls Security Meet

About 60 grams of the suspicious powder was found on one of the benches in the assembly on Wednesday and sent for forensic testing.

LUCKNOW: Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, has called a high level security meet after white powder later identified as an explosive was found in the state assembly in Lucknow.

About 60 grams of the suspicious powder was found on one of the benches in the assembly on Wednesday and sent for forensic testing.

 

Sources say late last night, a report of the forensic laboratory said the powder was a plastic explosive, PTEN (Pentaerythritol tetranitrate).

The Chief Minister, say sources, immediately called for a meeting on assembly security.

 

Source: NDTV

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