Live Mortar Shell Found In Mendhar River, Defused


A 5-MM live mortar shell was found in Mendhar River in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Wednesday.

Live mortar shell found In Mendhar River

Reports said that some villagers noticed the suspicious object on the banks of Mendhar Nallah near the Jaba Bridge and accordingly informed police about it.

Confirming it, a police official said that a joint team of police, army and bomb disposal squad were immediately reached the spot and found the live mortar shell.

The 51-MM live shell was later defused without causing any damage, the officer told news agency GNS.

Further investigation is on, the official said.


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