The police on Wednesday recovered explosive gelatin sticks from a passenger bus at Jhajjar Kotli on the Jammu–Srinagar highway.
Senior Superintendent of Police (Jammu district) Chandan Kohli said that during a routine security exercise and checking at a police post, explosives in the form of gelatin sticks were recovered from a public transport bus at Jhajjar Kotli in Jammu.
Bomb Disposal Squad was called and an explosive was detonated through a controlled mechanism.
A case under relevant sections of law has been registered and an investigation is underway.
Reports said that the bus was on its way to Jammu from Doda and its driver was a resident of the border area of Poonch.
Ten gelatin sticks with the marking of ‘Super Power 90’, a detonator with wire, and electric wire were recovered from the bus.