Explosives found by Romeo Force during search operation
Jammu, Oct 24: Based on the information of a Territorial Army Battalion under Romeo Force a joint search operation was launched by a Rashtriya Rifles Battalion and Territorial Army Battalion against a suspected hideout in area of Lor Devta in Poonch district. The operation was launched under an Army officer of the Rashtriya Rifles Battalion of Romeo Force incorporated police representatives from Poonch Police Station and sniffer dogs from an Army Dog Unit on 24 October 2015 at approximately 0545 hours.
The party reached general area of Lor Devta at 1115 hours and carried out search operations, At around 1410 hours a natural cave was found near a big boulder in which two huge gunny bag packets with wires jutting out were found. On closer inspection one pressure cooker based improvised explosive device was found in the first packet weighing approximately 10 kgs. In the second packet another explosive device based on a cylinder weighing around 6 kgs were found.