Two mortar shells found in Anantnag, diffused

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Srinagar: Police on Saturday found two live mortar shells from an orchards in Nowgam in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

Reports said that some locals spotted the suspicious objects in the orchards and informed police about it.

Soon after, a police team and Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) reached the site, the diffused the shells without creating any harm.

Confirming it, a police officer said that two live mortar shells were lying in the orchard and were later defused without causing any damage.(GNS)

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