IED detected, diffused in south Kashmir’s Pulwama: Police

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Srinagar, July 26: Police claimed to have averted a major tragedy by detecting and diffusing an IED planted by militants in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

A team of army, police and CRPF detected an IED fitted in a bucket along Handoora-Tral road this evening, SP Awantipora Mohammad Zahid told Kashmir Reader. The SP said that the IED was diffused by the bomb disposal squad without causing any damage.

He said that the IED weighing 20 kg would created havoc if not detected timely by the forces.