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5 sticks of plastic explosives seized in Kupwara market: Indian Army

Armed forces seized 15 sticks of plastic explosives in the Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, the Indian Army said.


On receiving information that explosives might be exchanged near Jama Masjid of Tangdhar, a search was initiated by the Army bomb disposal team which led to the seizure of explosives supposedly being transhipped to the hinterland, an Army spokesperson said.


“In a major success to forces deployed in Karnah, 15 sticks of plastic explosives were recovered on Monday evening owing to a high state of alertness of the Army and police,” he said.


The operation was conducted in the heart of the Tangdhar market with zero inconveniences to locals, the spokesperson said.

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