Pipe-bomb on yatra route of Advani

Madurai: A crude pipe-bomb was recovered from the outskirts of the city today, the route which was to be taken by BJP leader L K Advani on the second leg of his yatra against corruption. Police sources said the five-ft pipe bomb, connected with wires was recovered under a bridge at Alampatti near Tirumangalam, about 30 Kms from here.

One person identified as Nehru was detained and was being questioned, they said. Advani, who has the highest "Z-plus" category security, was on his way to Srivilliputhur via Tirumangalam, where he is scheduled to address a public meeting.