Wah cantt - A locally made bomb weighing half kilogram was defused near a local school here on Monday morning.

Sub-Divisional Police Officer Saleem Khattak told media persons that some students spotted a suspicious bag at a dustbin outside the school and informed school administration.

Later personnel of police, military and other law enforcement agencies rushed towards the spot and shifted the suspicious shopping bag into a ground. Later bomb disposal squad was called from Rawalpindi, which defused the suspicious explosive device. Police registered a case and started investigation.

Earlier on December 23, 2014, a three-kilogram locally made bomb was defused at a main square of Taxila.

The bomb was placed in a black bag at wagon stand on GT Road.