Anti-tank mine detected along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba

The anti-tank mine was noticed by some villagers alongside the bank of Basantar river in the Sapwal area Friday, a police official said.

Published: 29th June 2019 05:11 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th June 2019 05:11 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

JAMMU: An anti-tank mine was detected near the International Border in Ramgarh sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district, police said Saturday.

The anti-tank mine was noticed by some villagers alongside the bank of Basantar river in the Sapwal area Friday, a police official said.

He said bomb disposal squad of the Army is on the spot and efforts are on to neutralise the explosive. Earlier, the BSF and police cordoned off the area soon after getting information about the anti-tank mine, the official said. He said further details are awaited.

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