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Explosives recovered in Kishtwar district of J-K

PTI | Jammu |

A major tragedy was averted on Friday in the Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir as police recovered an explosive device hidden in a farm land.

Several gelatin sticks weighing around 800 grams wrapped in a polythene bag were recovered from a farm land on the Jammu-Kishtwar highway, SSP Kishtwar Sandeep Wazir said.

He said that a bomb disposal squad has been called to dispose of the explosives.

He also said a case will be registered to determine how the explosives reached the farm land.