IED found on Srinagar highway

Srinagar, Nov 21 (IANS) An improvised explosive device (IED) was detected on a busy highway that connects Jammu and Kashmir with Muzaffarabad in Pakistan, averting a tragedy, police said on Saturday.

A road opening party (ROP) of the security forces detected an IED planted under a culvert on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway in Lawaypora area of Srinagar district on Saturday, a police official told IANS.

“The IED has been defused thereby averting a major tragedy on the busy road,” he added.


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