Bengaluru, May 31: A high alert was sounded after a metal object resembling a country-made grenade was found on the tracks at Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna Railway station in the city on Friday.
Official sources said the canister resembled a country-made grenade but it was empty and there was no explosive material in it.
Karnataka Railway Police Additional Director General of Police Alok Kumar said the metal object was spotted near the track at 8.30 am by a railway employee.
Sanghamitra Superfast Express-bound for Danapur in Bihar was scheduled to depart at 9 am but was delayed. Bomb disposal and dog squads were rushed to the spot as RPF, CRPF and state police cordoned off the area.