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Suspicious object detected, destroyed on Srinagar-Baramulla road

Traffic on Srinagar-Baramulla road was suspended temporarily after a gas cylinder was detected by the roadside at Lawaypora during routine patrolling by security forces.
Last Updated : 27 December 2023, 06:50 IST
Last Updated : 27 December 2023, 06:50 IST

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Srinagar: Security forces averted a major tragedy on Wednesday with the timely detection of an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by terrorists along the Srinagar-Baramulla highway in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

Traffic on Srinagar-Baramulla road was suspended temporarily after a gas cylinder was detected by the roadside at Lawaypora on the busy highway during routine patrolling by security forces in the morning, they said.

A bomb disposal squad was rushed to the spot which destroyed the suspected IED through a controlled explosion without causing any damage, they said.

The traffic has been restored on the road.

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Published 27 December 2023, 06:50 IST

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