Tarn Taran: Mortar bomb found during excavation on the highway near India-Pakistan border, police pressed it into the pit TOU

Tarn Taran: Mortar bomb found during excavation on the highway near India-Pakistan border, police pressed it into the pit

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Tarn Taran: Mortar bomb found during excavation on the highway near India-Pakistan border, police pressed it into the pit

Samvad News Agency, Tarn Taran (Punjab)

published by: Nivedita Verma
Updated Tue, 12 April 2022 03:24 PM IST

Summary

Nearby lies the India-Pakistan border. It was feared that the army might have suppressed this mortar bomb during the war between India and Pakistan in the year 1971. It is used by putting in a cannon.

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A mortar bomb was found during excavation on the NH highway in the Khemkaran-Bhikhiwind area near the India-Pakistan border in Tarn Taran. Reliance’s wire laying work was going on in this area. The higher officials of the company gave this information to the police station Bhikhiwind. Various teams of police who reached the spot dug a pit 10 feet deep and buried it in the soil. It is feared that this mortar could be of the Indian Army during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. This information was given by writing a letter to IG Punjab. On Wednesday, the Bomb Disposal Squad will arrive to destroy the bomb. SHO Jaswant Singh, station in-charge of Bhikhiwind police station said that he received a call through the control room at around 8 am on Tuesday. They were informed that a mortar bomb had been found on the Khemkaran-Bhikhiwind highway. As soon as the information was received, his various teams reached the spot. The mortar bomb was in very poor condition. There was rust on him. Here the work of laying the wire of a private company was going on. He has been buried safely again by digging a pit ten feet near him. He said that there is no need to panic. A letter has been written to IG Punjab and information about this has also been given over the phone. The bomb disposal team is reaching here tomorrow. After which it will be destroyed.

Inspector Jaswant Singh told that the India-Pakistan border is nearby. It was feared that the army might have suppressed this mortar bomb during the war between India and Pakistan in the year 1971. It is used by putting in a cannon.

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A mortar bomb was found during excavation on the NH highway in the Khemkaran-Bhikhiwind area near the India-Pakistan border in Tarn Taran. Reliance’s wire laying work was going on in this area. The higher officials of the company gave this information to the police station Bhikhiwind. Various teams of police who reached the spot dug a pit 10 feet deep and buried it in the soil. It is feared that this mortar could be of the Indian Army during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.

This information was given by writing a letter to IG Punjab. On Wednesday, the Bomb Disposal Squad will arrive to destroy the bomb. SHO Jaswant Singh, station in-charge of Bhikhiwind police station said that he received a call through the control room at around 8 am on Tuesday. They were informed that a mortar bomb had been found on the Khemkaran-Bhikhiwind highway. As soon as the information was received, his various teams reached the spot. The mortar bomb was in very poor condition. There was rust on him. Here the work of laying the wire of a private company was going on. He has been buried safely again by digging a pit ten feet near him. He said that there is no need to panic. A letter has been written to IG Punjab and information about this has also been given over the phone. The bomb disposal team is reaching here tomorrow. After which it will be destroyed.

Inspector Jaswant Singh told that the India-Pakistan border is nearby. It was feared that the army might have suppressed this mortar bomb during the war between India and Pakistan in the year 1971. It is used by putting in a cannon.

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