15 Sticks Of Plastic Explosives Seized In Kupwara: Army

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SRINAGAR: Army on Monday claimed to have seized 15 sticks of plastic explosives in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, averting a tragedy.

15 Sticks Of Plastic Explosives Seized In Kupwara. Pic: Army

An Army spokesperson in a statement said that on receiving information that explosives might be exchanged near Jama Masjid of Tangdhar, a search was initiated by the Army bomb disposal team which led to the seizure of explosives supposedly being transhipped to the hinterland.

“In a major success to security forces deployed in Karnah, 15 sticks of plastic explosives were recovered on Monday evening owing to a high state of alertness of the Army and police,” he said.

“The operation was conducted in the heart of Tangdhar market with zero inconveniences to locals as per the market vendors who were eye witness to the precision operation, the spokesperson said.

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