Cannon used by Aurangzeb against Qutb Shahi Dynasty found near Charminar

, 10:41 AM IST

Hyderabad: An ancient cannon is found by a GHMC worker during digging to widen the Hussaini Alam to Koka-ki-Tatti road in the Charminar division on Saturday.

It is found when an old building was demolished. To view the ancient cannon, hundreds of people gathered at the spot. Soon after finding the cannon, local informed the Charminar police. Police informed the State Archaeology Dept. It is to be noted that similar cannons can be found at Gun Park.


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Some claimed that it belonged to the army of the Emperor Aurangzeb and was used to attack the Golconda Fort at the time of the Qutb Shahi Dynasty.