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

Top Stories

Fifth meeting between govt and farmer leaders ends inconclusively; call for Bharat Bandh on Dec 8 remains

Fifth meeting between govt and farmer leaders ends inconclusively; call for Bharat Bandh on Dec 8 remains

Govt proposes next meeting on Dec 9; seeks time from farmer ...

Farmers’ agitation: Protest sites named after historic personalities

Farmers’ agitation: Protest sites named after historic personalities

Legacy of protest motivates the protesters, say farmer leade...

'You have created history', Diljit Dosanjh tells protesting farmers at Delhi border

'You have created history', Diljit Dosanjh tells protesting farmers at Delhi border

Punjabi singer flies in from US; appeals to govt to accept d...

In second comments on farmers’ stir, Trudeau welcomes de-escalation

In second comments on farmers’ stir, Trudeau welcomes de-escalation

UNSG office backs right to demonstrate peacefully

Harsimrat Kaur Badal admitted to PGI after she complains of breathlessness

Harsimrat Kaur Badal admitted to PGI after she complains of breathlessness

An Akali Dal spokesperson said she had tested negative for C...

Cities

View All