Army destroys 5 live Pak mortar shells in Poonch

Army destroys 5 live Pak mortar shells in Poonch

A bomb disposal squad in Poonch district on Saturday. PTI

Jammu, October 17

The Army destroyed five unexploded 120-mm mortar shells fired by Pakistan during ceasefire violations in different villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district on Saturday, officials said.

They said the shells were found close to residential areas in different villages of the Balnoi sector. They were removed by the bomb disposal squads of the Army after being informed by villagers.

The live mortar shells were later destroyed in controlled explosions in the forest area, the officials said. — PTI

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