Srinagar, October 13: According to authorities, security forces on Friday blew up three suspected gas cylinders containing urea in the Handwara neighbourhood of the Kupwara district in north Kashmir.
The army released the following statement: “In a swift response to a potential security threat, the ROP of 25 ADP, in collaboration with the 30 Rashtriya Rifles (30RR) and Handwara Police, successfully detonated three suspicious small petrol cylinders found along the roadside in Ganapora, area of Kralgund Handwara in Kupwara district.”
In the Kralgund neighbourhood of Handwara, it was claimed that three suspiciously tiny petrol cylinders were hidden among bushes close to the Ganapora crossing.
The statement said, “A joint team of 30RR and Handwara Police safely detonated the suspicious cylinders at around 10:30 AM after sensing the threat.”
The cylinders contained urea, a non-lethal chemical, according to a later study. According to the statement, there were no injuries or complaints of property or human life being harmed during this occurrence.
To find out who put these cylinders in a public place and why, the authorities are aggressively investigating the matter. To safeguard the security and wellbeing of the neighbourhood, security measures have been strengthened.
To safeguard the safety and security of the area, the local government implores the populace to be alert and report any suspicious actions or items to the closest police unit.