Precious Kashmir News
Pulwama, Sept 17: During a joint search operation, the forces found 52 kilogram explosives in a syntax pipe in Awantipora village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
A police official said during a joint cordon and search operation by soldiers from 42 Rashtriya Rifles, 130 Battalion CRPF and Special Operation Group Awantipora a suspicious object was spotted in Avanpora village of Awantipora.
The suspicious object was found in a nallah near water tank reservoir.
“When the ground was dug by Bomb Disposal Squad, a 250 liters syntax was found and when it was opened 416 explosives each weighing 125 gram were found inside the syntax.”
“The syntax by the brand name of ‘NEOGEL 901 Superpower 90’ is made in Nagpur Maharashtra and it contained explosives weighing 52 kilograms,” sources said.
A police spokesman said detonators were destroyed by the Bomb Disposal Squad on the spot, due to their risk of carrying/transporting.
“By virtue of this recovery, forces have been able to avert major terror attack by means of explosive substances,” he said.
The spokesman said a case FIR number 126/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Awantipora and investigation has been taken up.