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5 kg IED defused by Army in Pulwama

The bomb disposal squad of Police and Army destroyed it on spot.

Statesman News Service | Jammu |

A major tragedy was on Thursday averted when the security forces defused a heavily loaded improvised explosive device (IED) that was planted on a defence strategic road in the Pulwama district.

Giving details of the incident, police said that acting on specific information Pulwama Police along with 50 RR of the Army and 183 BN CRPF found an IED of 5kg assembled in a container and planted on Newa Srinagar road.

However, the bomb disposal squad of Police and Army destroyed it on spot.