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232 artillery shells found in Ambala

As many as 232 rusting artillery shells were found piled up in several unguarded bags in the forests surrounding the dry bed of a seasonal tributary in Ambala

ByHV correspondentAmbala

As many as 232 rusting artillery shells were found piled up in several unguarded bags in the forests surrounding the dry bed of a seasonal tributary in the Shahzadpur area of ​​Ambala on Friday, police said.

“The clearance team inspected the shells, which were of various sizes, in the Begna river of the village of Manglora. A preliminary investigation suggests that they are condemned shells. However, a wall of sand is in progress construction and shells will be disposed of in a controlled manner,” Police Superintendent Jashandeep Singh Randhawa said.

The SP said an FIR under the Explosives Act has been registered and the markings are being checked to determine which unit these army shells were issued to.

A similar recovery took place in March last year in Saha region, which had caused panic in Ambala and Kurukshetra districts. Six rusty ammunition shells were recovered from the Markanda river bed in Panjali village, all of which were defused.

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