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


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

The suspected IED consisting a small cylinder with a timer was found near a bridge on river Erin in Bandipore 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.

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