Soldier held with live round at Srinagar airport

Lal was immediately detained for questioning and later handed over to police post Humhama, an official said.
Soldier held with live round at Srinagar airport
Srinagar Airport. [Image for representational purpose only].File

Srinagar, Oct 7: A soldier was detained at the Srinagar International Airport on Thursday after airport security recovered a live round from his baggage.

News agency KNO while quoting official sources reported that during screening at the drop gate of the Srinagar International Airport, one live round of INSAS rifle was recovered from the baggage of HC Sham Lal, son of Channi Lal, a resident of Akhnoor, Jammu who is currently posted at 79 Brigade Baramulla.

Lal was immediately detained for questioning and later handed over to police post Humhama, the official said. He said that further investigation has been launched in this regard.

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