Man arrested along with explosives in Doda, says Army

Armed forces on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a person along with 9.75 Kilograms of explosive material in the form of 78 gelatin sticks and 275 meters wire in Doda district of Jammu province.

The recovery has been made just days after a similar consignment of gelatin sticks and allied material was recovered from a hideout near a hydel power project in Kishtwar district.

In statement, the Army said that explosive material was recovered on Tuesday during an operation conducted based on specific intelligence at Gundna area of Doda district.

It said that the recovery includes 78 gelatin sticks with explosive weighing 9.75 kgs and Cordex measuring 275 meters.

Army further said that one person has been arrested in this matter and further investigations is going on. (KNO)


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