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Drone dropped IED recovered near IB in Kathua, say officials

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A drone flies in the air in JK. [FPK Photo / Mohammad Syeed Shawl]

Kathua: An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was recovered by the Border Security Force after the forces personnel fired at a drone near the International Border (IB) in Kathua district on Thursday, officials said on Thursday.

An official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that alert troops of observed drone movement Manihari village and engaged the drone by fire.

He said that subsequently the area was searched and recovery of IED dropped by the drone was made.

“Troops are on high alert and further details will be shared accordingly,” he as per the local news agency report.

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