A joint team of Army and police on Wednesday afternoon defused a rusted explosive shell in Kunzar area of Tangmarg in north-Kashmir’s Baramulla district. An official said that upon intimation by locals about sighting of the explosive lying in Utikoo village, a joint team of Army’s 2 RR alongside Kunzar police reached the spot, according to news agency GNS.

The team upon assessing the nature of the shell, found it in a rusted state, following which it defused the explosive. The whole process went on smoothly, the official added.