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5-kg IED recovered in Jammu & Kashmir

Source : IBNS
Last Updated: Thu, Nov 17, 2011 14:34 hrs

Srinagar, Nov 17 (IBNS) Security forces recovered a 5-kg improvised explosive device (IED) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Thursday.

According to the police, a team patrolling at Lassipora area detected the IED in a pressure cooker.

Bomb disposal squad rushed to the spot and destroyed the device at a nearby field.

The police said the IED was planted by militants targeting security forces convoys that pass through the area every morning.


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