Srinagar, Aug 25 According to news agency (GNS): A hand grenade was recovered and later safely defused by police and army at Parray Mohalla Suchipora, Kreeri in Baramulla district where a fierce encounter between militants and a joint team of government forces had taken place last week.

Official sources told GNS the grenade was spotted by the joint team of force during a search operation at the encounter site today.

The device, they said, was later defused without any harm to life or property.