Live mortar shell recovered in Samba


JAMMU: A live mortar shell, weighing about 44 kg, was recovered Wednesday from an open field in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

The shell was noticed by a police party during a cleanliness drive at Kikri Morh in Parmandal area, an official said.

He said a bomb disposal squad of the army was called and the shell was safely defused. (PTI)