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Major tragedy averted, live grenade near Jamia masjid defused

Posted on Dec 05, 08:27PM | UNI

A major tragedy was averted when a live grenade was detected and defused near Jamia Masjid in north Kashmir district of Bandipora, official sources said here today.

They said a group of people were repairing wall of Jamiad Masjid at Malamgam, Bandipora, when a live grenade was found.

The entire area was sealed and Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) summoned from Bandipora.

The BDS later destroyed the grenade without causing any damage.