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J&K: Live mortar bomb found near LOC in Poonch, defused | India News

J&Okay: Reside mortar bomb discovered close to LOC in Poonch, defused | Information

Jammu: A dwell mortar was defused at a ahead village close to the Line of Management (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Saturday, officers stated. Some labourers discovered the unexploded mortar shell whereas digging at Ajote village and knowledgeable the police, they stated. A bomb disposal squad was rushed to the village and the explosive machine was safely defused, they stated. The mortar shell had apparently landed within the village throughout cross-border shelling by Pakistan some years in the past, the officers added.

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Earlier on Thursday, the Indian Military foiled a serious infiltration bid by killing three terrorists alongside the Line of Management within the Poonch district of Jammu. Whereas the physique of one of many terrorists was recovered by troopers, the our bodies of the opposite two, mendacity throughout the LoC, had been taken again by villagers of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), they stated.

Jammu & Kashmir | Indian Military Bomb Disposal Squad and Police defused an outdated dwell 120mm mortar bomb present in a subject in Ajote village, Poonch
— ANI (@ANI) November 5, 2022

Jammu-based defence spokesman Lt. Col Devinder Anand stated, “At about 1000 hours, the alert troopers of the Indian Military noticed suspicious motion of some people alongside the Line of Management within the Poonch sector, whereby they had been attempting to infiltrate throughout the Line of Management, into the Indian aspect.” 

Including he stated, “The alert troops challenged the infiltrators and the (terrorists) fired on their troops,” he stated, including, “Within the ensuing firefight, One ( terrorist ) physique has been recovered together with Two AK -47 Rifles, One Pistol and different struggle like shops”.

The troopers challenged the infiltrators who opened hearth on them, he stated. In an ensuing firefight, three terrorists had been killed, the officers stated. The villagers in PoK carried again the our bodies of the opposite two terrorists, the officers stated.

The operation continues and a large search operation was on Thursday launched by the Military within the areas alongside the Line of Management (LoC) within the Poonch sector.

(With PTI inputs)

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