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Drone carrying sticky bombs shot down in Kathua

KATHUA: Police have recovered seven sticky bombs referred to as magnetic-based IEDs and seven UBL grenades that were attached in the payload tied with a drone that was shot down by a patrolling team near the International border in Kathua district on Sunday morning.

Officials told that after the drone was shot down, the Bomb Disposal Squad of Jammu and Kashmir police were called on the spot, and the payload attached to the drone was de-assembled and found to have sticky bombs.

“Seven number of sticky bombs have been recovered from the payload which has been taken into possession by police.” officials said. They added that recovery of these bombs is being taken as a major success by forces as sticky bombs have become a major security challenge—(KNO)


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