Rocket-launcher shell defused in Handwara village


Srinagar, April 25 (GNS): Police on Monday defused a rocket-launcher shell in Warpora village of Magam in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district after it was spotted by locals.

A police official told news agency GNS that the some locals spotted a suspicious object lying on ground at Warpora and subsequently informed cops of the concerned police station.

He said a police team rushed to the spot and after examination the object turned out to be a rocket-launcher shell. “The police immediately summoned Bomb Disposal Squad and got the shell defused without any loss of life or property,” the official added. (GNS)