Kupwara: At least four Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were recovered in Avoora area of frontier district Kupwara on Sunday morning during a cordon and search operation (CASO).
A senior police officer in the district said that a CASO was launched by army’s 41RR and Jammu and Kashmir Police following a tip.
He said that during the CASO the forces found four IEDs from a bag in a hideout.
Police said that it was a big success for the security forces in the area. Later, a bomb disposal squad was called which destroyed the explosive material.
The search operation was going on to find more explosives hidden in the area.