Friday, September 17, 2021

Punjab police recovers hand grenades, IED explosive at Daleke village of Amritsar

Punjab Police has recovered a bag carrying five hand grenades and a tiffin box carrying an IED explosive was found at Daleke village of Amritsar last evening.

This was stated by Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta at Chandigarh in a press conference today. He said it could have been delivered via a drone from Pakistan. He said that on the intervening night of August 7 and 8, the sound of drones was heard in the area. The sarpanch had called up the police about the sound of the drones.

DGP said on search,  a bag  found abandoned in suspicious circumstances having   100 cartridges also kept  in a pouch  and an explosive substance weighing 2 kg, a switch and a remote control device  in it besides five hand grenades  and a tiffin box carrying explosives.

DGP said that there is a printed circuit board also in the bag that can help with remote signals. Three detonators have also been found and also a power energiser of 9 volts. He said that it was assembled very meticulously.

He said that it could have been used against any target.

DGP said that NSG have been called and they are looking into the matter.

 

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