Srinagar, May 30
Security forces averted a major tragedy when they recovered and defused an unexploded live shell from Lolab in the border district of Kupwara. Official sources said that panic gripped Lalpora in Lolab, when some locals saw an unexploded shell on the bank of a stream in Aram Mohalla. The locals immediately informed the police, they said, adding a
Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) team was rushed to the area and the shell was recovered. “The shell was later defused, averting a major tragedy,” they added.