The Gujarat police Today recovered seventeen live bombs from different parts of the Varaccha area of Surat, where most of the diamond units are located.
One live bomb was found near the Ladeshwar Police Chowky in the Varaccha area and another was recovered from a market in Santosh Nagar. The other explosives were reportedly recovered from the Mini Diamond market in Varaccha area of the city.
According to police the contents of nine defused bombs have been sent to the forensic science laboratory for analysis. Most of the bombs were found in residential areas which are usually crowded.
High alert had been sounded in Surat after discovery of live bombs.