Srinagar: Government forces on Friday morning detected a live hand grenade inside a
nallah near Dachigam National Park in outskirts of Srinagar city.
Official sources told GNS that the grenade was detected by paramilitary CRPF inside
the nallah and Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) was immediately summoned to the spot.
A senior CRPF officer told the patrolling party of 144 battalion detected the
grenade at around 8:45 am inside the nallah which is close to the Dachigam National
After being detected, the device was later at 10:30 am destroyed without causing
any damage by the paramilitary troops and the BDS squad of police, the officer
SSP Srinagar, Imtiaz Ismail Parray also confirmed the incident and said that police
has registered a case and investigations into the instant matter have been
“The device was rusted and probably left there by some old deployments,” he said.