Explosives recovered from cremation ground of Patiala's Baran village

Explosives recovered from cremation ground of Patiala's Baran village

Police officials near the cremation ground at Baran village in Patiala on Friday. photo: Rajesh Sachar

Tribune News Service

Patiala, June 24

The Patiala police recovered explosives, including hand grenades, from a cremation ground at Baran village here. Officials said the explosives were old and in bad shape.

DSP Mohit Aggarwal said police officials received information that some explosives were found on Thursday.

“We verified the same from the cremation ground at the village and recovered 41 cartridges and two hand grenades. We have registered an FIR under various sections of explosives Act and arms Act,” said the DSP.

The police also called a team to defuse the bombs from Jalandhar.

DSP Aggarwal said the hand grenades dated back to 1943. “The bombs were old and in bad condition. They were rusting,” the DSP said.

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