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J&K: Live mortar shell found near border in Samba

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Jammu, Mar 4: A live mortar shell was found on Monday in a field near the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district, police said.

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Bomb disposal squad has been summoned to defuse the rusted 82-MM mortar shell which was unearthed from an agriculture field at Narayanpur village in Ramgarh sector, an official said.

[Underreported effect of Pakistani ceasefire violations in J&K][Underreported effect of Pakistani ceasefire violations in J&K]

He said the mortar shell apparently came from the Pakistani side and landed in the field during last year's border skirmishes.

Efforts are on to defuse the explosive, the official said.


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