Jammu: Two improvised explosive devices (IEDs), a detonator, two pistols, four magazines, 60 rounds and a package worth Rs 5 lakh were dropped from across the border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district, officials said.
The local people saw the drone being dropped somewhere between Ramgarh and Vijaypur, about five kilometers from the international border, at around 6.15 am and informed the police.
Senior Superintendent of Police Abhishek Mahajan said the bomb disposal squad recovered two unassembled IEDs with detonators, two Chinese pistols, four magazines with 60 rounds and Rs 5 lakh in Rs 500 notes, reported news agency PTI. Is.
The SSP said the consignment was carried in a wooden box covered with a steel base, adding that it is a case of drone dropping from across the border.
The police said that they are probing the matter and the police team and the local people will be rewarded.
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