Another unexploded mortar shell recovered in Bandarban’s Ghumdhum


Another unexploded mortar shell was recovered by the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) from Tamru frontier in Naikhongchhari upazila of Bandarban this morning.

The mortar shell was found by a local farmer in a vegetable patch at the Paschimkul area of Ghumdhum union in Naikhangchhari upazila, Bandarban, along the border with Myanmar.

BGB sources said at least three unexploded mortar shells have reportedly landed from Myanmar in the border areas in the last three days.

Ghumdhum union parishad (UP) chairman Jahangir Aziz said of the three mortar shells, one of the shell has been defused by BGB while the other two has been taken to a safe place by the BGB men.