Pakistan police say explosives found near Musharraf house

ISLAMABAD (REUTERS) - Pakistani police said on Tuesday they found 45kg of explosives hidden in a car near the residence where former president Pervez Musharraf is under house arrest, television channels reported.

Video footage showed a bomb disposal squad examining a car near the farmhouse on the edge of the capital Islamabad where the former army chief was detained last week over allegations he had overstepped his powers while in office.