‘British-era’ cannonball present in farmer’s discipline

Muzaffarnagar, November 4

A cannonball, said to be of the British period, was found on Wednesday in an agricultural field of Harinagar village of Muzaffarnagar district, said an official.

The shell was found in the field of a farmer in Harinagar village of Purkazi police station area when he was digging the field, said Muzaffarnagar Additional District Magistrate Amit Singh.

Police have seized the explosive projectile and contacted the Archaeological Department in Agra for ascertaining the period to which it belongs as it is suspected to be of British days, he said.

Singh said a canon too was found in the area last year. PTI

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