Army recovers, destroys 2 anti-personnel mines, 1 shell in Poonch

Poonch, August 1: Army on Monday recovered and later destroyed two anti-personnel mines and 51mm motor shell in Poonch district.

Official sources said  that army’s 49 RR recovered two anti-personnel mines at Keri Top Balakote in Gursai Mendhar area. The 51mm Motor shell was recovered from Chandial area, they said.

Later a Bomb Disposal Squad destroyed them without any damage, they added. However it was not immediately known if the mines and shell were old or new. gns

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