Kulgam: An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was found near a Masjid in Shurat area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday afternoon.
Official sources said that the IED was detected by Army’s 9RR, CRPF and J&K police near Ahmadia Masjid in Shurat village and was fit in a pipe.
They said Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) teams of the Army and police reached to the spot and destroyed it safely, they added.
A senior police officer confirmed the recovery as well as defusing of the device.(KNO)