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 Grenade recovered near residence of ex-MLA Surankote

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Poonch: Police on Thursday recovered live grenade near the entrance of house of Choudhary Mohammad Akram, former member of erstwhile Legislative Assembly of J&K from Surankote, in Poonch district.

Quoting official sources, GNS reported that the grenade was found at around 1800 hours near the entrance of Choudhary’s house at Lassana falling in the jurisdiction of police station Surankote. “Police, CRPF and Army reached the spot immediately,” they said.

While the grenade has been recovered, they said, the incident comes five days after streetlight in his lawn was damaged and splinter marks were seen at the wall of his house.

The incident is still under investigation with police trying to find out whether it was an explosion or pellets from hunter’s 12 bore rifle. The house of the MLA, they said, is in close vicinity of a judge.

KI News

Kashmir Images is an English language daily newspaper published from Srinagar (J&K), India. The newspaper is one of the largest circulated English dailies of Kashmir and its hard copies reach every nook and corner of Kashmir Valley besides Jammu and Ladakh region.

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