Anti-tank mine of 1971 war found

An old and rusted anti-tank mine, suspected to be of the 1971 war time, was found lying abandoned along the International Border in the Ramnagar sector of Samba district on Saturday.

Villagers spotted the suspicious object on the Basanter riverbed in Samba and informed the police about it. Soon, the police and Army reached the spot and started investigating the matter.

Senior Superintendent of Police, Samba, Koshal Sharma, said the mine was handed over to the Army.

Source: Input from online reports
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