POONCH — Security forces on Thursday detected and defused a 120-mm mortar shell in a field in Kalsian village near the LoC in Poonch district.
Villagers informed the security forces about the shell lying in a field in Kalsian village near the LoC on Wednesday evening.
Officials said it is a Pakistani shell that was fired during cross-border shelling two years ago.
Locals feel there are some more shells buried underground in the area and have requested the security forces to trace them. — (PTI)