IED defused in south Kashmir’s Kulgam

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Srinagar, Jul 14 (UNI) Alert security forces detected and defused a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said on Wednesday.

A police spokesperson said security force patrol party noticed a suspicious object under a Chinar tree on the outskirts of village Damjen in Qazigund area in Kulgam late Tuesday night.

He said the entire area was immediately cordoned off and Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) summoned.

Later, the powerful IED was defused without causing any damage, he said, adding had it not been detected and defused it could have caused major damage to life and property.

A case was registered in police station Qazigund and further investigation was on.


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