Live mortar shell found in Samba

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Jammu: A live mortar shell was found by labourers during landfilling work in Samba district on Sunday, officials said. Police were informed about the abandoned shell in the TCP area and a bomb disposal squad was requisitioned to defuse the explosive device, the officials said. They said a group of labourers was busy in landfilling work when they noticed a rusted mortar shell, believed to have come along with the waste concrete material dumped in the locality a few days ago.
The bomb disposal squad has reached the spot and efforts are on to neutralise the shell, the officials said.

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