Jammu & Kashmir

16 KG IED found in north Kashmir defused, say officials

Armed forces personnel stands deployed in Srinagar, Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/ Zainab]

Bandipora: Armed forces on Saturday morning defused an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), which was detected on Bandipora-Sopore road, officials said.

An official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that armed forces including Army’s 26-Aasam rifles and J&K police detected an IED kept in two small gas cylinder in Ashtangoo area on Bandipora-Sopore road early Saturday morning following which Bomb disposal squad was called in.

He futher said that the IED weighing nearly 16 kg was successfully defused without causing any damage while the traffic has been restored on the road.

To Top