Live grenade found at Dachigam, defused

Srinagar: Government forces on Friday morning detected a live hand grenade inside a nallah near Dachigam Park in outskirts of Srinagar city.

Sources said that the grenade was detected by paramilitary CRPF inside the nallah and Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) was immediately summoned to the spot.

The patrolling party of 144 battalion CRPF detected the grenade at around 8:45 am inside the nallah which is close to the Dachigam National Park, officials said.

After being detected, the device was later at 10:30 am destroyed without causing any damage by the paramilitary troops and the BDS squad of police.

SSP Srinagar, Imtiaz Ismail Parray also confirmed the incident and said that police has registered a case and investigations into the instant matter have been initiated. (GNS)

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