Jammu & Kashmir

15 kg IED recovered in Udhampur, say officials

A deployment of armed forces personnel in Jammu. [File Photo]

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday recovered an improvised explosive device weighing around 15 kgs in Basantghar area of Udhampur district.

An official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that the IED was recovered after a specific input generated by police.

He said along with the IED, a coded sheet, five detonators with 300-400 gms of RDX and 7 cartridges of 7.62 mm were also recovered.

He said a letter pad page of LeT outfit was also recovered near the site.

The official said a case FIR NO. 47/2022 U/S 4/5 explosive act & 16/18/23 UAPA act has been registered at police station Basantgarh.

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