Packet suspected to be dropped by drone from Pakistan found in Samba

TNN Bureau. Updated: 11/24/2022 12:57:12 PM Jammu and Kashmir

SAMBA: Police on Thursday found a suspicious packet in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district, prompting them to call a bomb disposal squad, an officer said.

The packet is suspected to be dropped by a drone from across the border and the possibility of it containing an improvised explosive device, a consignment of weapons or narcotics could not be ruled out, the officer said.

A villager informed the police about the packet lying at a field in Vijaypur area early in the morning.

The officer said police rushed to the spot and cordoned off the area before calling the bomb disposal squad.

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