Punjab Police recovers IED, grenades dropped by drone near Pakistan border


The Punjab Police has recovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), hand grenades and other ammunition packed in a bag from the Dalike village situated along the Indo-Pak border.
According to police, the package was delivered using a drone and contains five hand grenades, a hundred 9mm cartridges along with a tiffin bomb and three detonators.

The IED was made using 2 kgs of RDX. The device also has a switch on it.
DGP Punjab Dinkar Gupta has said that terrorist groups were planning a bomb blast during the upcoming Independence Day celebrations on August 15.

Security forces on Friday recovered a cache of arms and ammunition in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district that was possibly dropped using a drone from across the border.
Recently, Jammu and Kashmir has seen multiple incidents of dropping of arms, IEDs and narcotics by drones.

The Jammu and Kashmir Police has said that Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed were behind the arms and explosives drop incidents. (Agencies