Army recovers, destroys 2 anti-personnel mines, 1 shell in Poonch

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Poonch, Aug 1: Army on Monday recovered and later destroyed two anti-personnel mines and 51mm motor shell in Poonch district.
Official said that army’s 49 RR recovered two anti-personnel mines at Keri Top Balakote in Gursai Mendhar area. The 51mm Motor shell was recovered from Chandial area, they said.
Later a Bomb Disposal Squad destroyed them without any damage, they added. However it was not immediately known if the mines and shell were old or new. (Agencies)