Traffic suspended on Mendhar-Poonch road
Arms, Explosives Recovered In Mandi
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Poonch, Aug 1: Vehicular movement on Mendhar-Poonch road was suspended for more than three hours following an alert sounded by the army about some suspected object, believed to be IED, seen on the road.
Reports said that police stopped the vehicular movement on the road at around 8 am today after it was informed by the army that a Road Opening Party (ROP) has noticed a suspected object lying on the road side.
Hundreds of passengers remained stranded at various places along the road after the traffic was suspended and people had to spend more than three hours in the scorching heat.
However, when a police team of police and bomb disposal squad of army reached the spot they could not notice any suspicious object, sources revealed. They said that the traffic was resorted after clearance from the police and bomb disposal squad.
Meanwhile, official sources said that police and security forces busted a militant hideout in Sabjiyan area of Mandi on Monday morning. The recoveries from the hideout include 1 AK rifle, 1 magazine, 56 rounds of AK, 2 RPG grenades, 1 chinese pistol with magazine and 2 rounds, 7 boosters, 4 Chinese hand grenades, 3 UBGL grenades, 1 IED and 2 KGs RDX.
Lastupdate on : Mon, 1 Aug 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 1 Aug 2011 18:30:00 GMT
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