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GURDASPUR: Gurdaspur police recovered one tiffin box bomb and four hand grenades from Salempur Araivan, village on the border with Pakistan, here on Friday. This is believed to be the seventh tiffin bomb recovered from Punjab in recent past.
On December 1, police seized 1kg RDX and three detonators from Dinanagar area of Gurdaspur district.

Gurdaspur senior superintendent of police Nanak Singh said the explosives had been concealed in a sack found in Salempur Araivan.
He informed that during checking near Salempur Araiyan, police had found the sack lying in the bushes by the roadside. “Bomb detection and disposal teams teams have been asked to defuse the explosives,”he said.
In the recent past, Gurdaspur police had arrested Sukhwinder Singh, a resident of Kakkar village, and Raj Singh and Jasmeet Singh, whose interrogation led to the Decembr 1 seizure Source said the explosives could have been smuggled into the country from Pakistan, either through the land route or airdropped by drones whose movement had increased on the Pakistan border in recent past. The SSP said a case under sections 3, 4, and 5 of the Explosive Substances Act had been registered at Sadar Gurdaspur police station.





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