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IED found on outskirts of Srinagar

14 January, 2018, 13:23 | Author: Heidi Alvarez
  • IED found on outskirts of Srinagar

The security forces on Saturday defused an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted near HMT Road in Srinagar of Jammu and Kashmir. The engineering squad of the army defused the device at 11 am, police said.

Bomb Disposal Squad personnel on Saturday defusing the IED device in HMT area on Srinagar-Baramulla highway.

Giving details, he said that a patrol party of 44 BN CRPF recovered the IED on the highway around 4 am.

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This is the second IED recovered by security forces in as many days in Srinagar.

Pertinently, an IED weighing almost five kilograms was defused yesterday in the adjacent HMT area.

Militants target security forces with IEDs to inflict maximum damage.

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