Srinagar:A major tragedy was averted when security forces on Saturday detected and defused a live grenade in south Kashmir district of Kulgam.
Official sources said that a CRPF patrolling party of 173 battalion on Saturday detected a live grenade on a roadside in Chawalgam in Kulgam. "A Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) was immediately rushed to the spot," they said, adding the grenade was destroyed without causing any damage.
"It was not immediately clear how did the grenade end-up on the road," they said, adding police has registered a case and initiated into the incident.
They said a major tragedy was averted as the grenade was defused without causing any damage.(UNI)