Jammu & Kashmir

IED detected, defused in north Kashmir: Officials

A deployment of armed forces in Kashmir. [FPK File Photo]

Handwara: A Bomb Disposal Squad diffused an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) after it was detected by joint armed forces in between Langate – Wudipora of Handwara village of north Kashmir on Wednesday.

Officials said that a Joint team of Police along with Army’s 30 Rashtriya Rifles detected an IED on Baramulla – Handwara road.

Shortly after the detection of the IED, traffic was halted and the movement of people was restricted, they said.

A Bomb Disposal Squad rushed to spot and destroyed the IED without causing any harm.

Meanwhile, a case in this regard has been registered and investigation has been set into motion, they added. (KNO)

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