J&K: Major tragedy averted after security personnel detect, defuse IED on Srinagar-Bandipora road

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BANDIPORA: A major tragedy was averted after security forces in Jammu and Kashmir detected and defused a suspected Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on the Srinagar-


road on Saturday.
The suspected IED consisting of a small cylinder with a timer was found near a bridge on river Erin in Bandipora district earlier in the morning. As a precautionary measure, the movement of all the vehicles were immediately stopped and traffic was diverted to other routes.

Security Forces spotted a suspected IED (improvised explosive device) consisting a small cylinder with timer near a… https://t.co/wA4eqarKjq

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"The sanitation drive has been carried out and the suspected IED is being neutralised by the bomb disposal squad," informed a personnel of Chinar Corps, Indian Army while speaking to ANI.
More details in this regard are awaited.

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