Magnetic bombs, UBGL grenades recovered from drone shot down in Kathua: Police

Magnetic bombs, UBGL grenades recovered from drone shot down in Kathua: Police

Jammu: Hours after shooting down the drone, Jammu and Kashmir police said magnetic bombs and UBGL grenades were recovered from the payload attached with the flying object on Sunday morning in Rajbagh area of Kathua district.

The Jammu and Kashmir Police early morning on Sunday shot down one drone with payload attachment coming from Pakistan side in Rajbagh area of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir.

“Seven magnetic bombs and seven UBGL grenades recovered from payload attached with drone shot down in Rajbagh area of Kathua district on Sunday morning,” Mukesh Singh, ADGP Jammu Zone said.

Singh said earlier on the basis of drone activity observed in the area of Talli Hariya Chak under Police Station Rajbagh in district Kathua, early morning search party of police was being regularly sent in the general area.

“This morning, the search party observed a drone coming from the border side and fired at it,” said Singh adding that the drone was shot down.

The payload attachment was screened by the bomb disposal experts, he said.

UNI

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