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Mine, other material recovered during operation in Rajouri village

Searches going on in area
12:00 AM Feb 11, 2024 IST | Sumit Bhargav
mine  other material recovered during operation in rajouri village
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Rajouri, Feb 10: Security forces on Saturday afternoon recovered an anti- personnel land mine, two batteries and some other material during an operation at Patrara village of Rajouri.

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The operation was launched by army and police in Patrara village falling under Manjakote police station jurisdiction in the district.

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Officials said that during this operation, some suspicious material was found lying near a water channel after which the area was cordoned and technical teams were called in.

They added that during examination a NMM14 Anti Personnel land mine was found in the area besides two 12 V non-rechargeable batteries and two oil filters.

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The officials said that the material was taken into possession by forces. The land mine was destroyed through a controlled explosion.

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Searches in the area were going on when the reports last came in, they added.

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