The shells, each having a length of 6 inch to 7 inch, were spotted by a garbage collector, Pawan Kumar, around 6.30 am. A senior officer said, “Two of the shells appeared to be live and one was dead. But we are considering all three as live shells.”
Greeting all ranks and their families on the occasion, General Surinder Singh asked all ranks to remember the sacrifices made by the gallant soldiers and exhorted them to always be prepared for the call of the nation.
Following incursions by Chinese troops and the increasing incidents of infiltration from Pakistan,Army Chief General Bikram Singh reviewed the operational preparedness of the Western Command on Monday.