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Mortar shell found near LoC in Poonch

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Jammu: A mortar shell was found lying in a forward village near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, a police official said.

The mortar shell was noticed by some villagers at Gali-Sawjian and subsequently, a joint team of police and Army was rushed to secure the scene, the official said.

He said a bomb disposal squad later safely destroyed the live mortar shell in a controlled explosion, without causing any damage.

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