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Security forces defuse IED in J-K

ANI  |  Srinagar [Jammu and Kashmir] 

The security forces on Saturday defused an (IED) planted near Road in of

A joint team of civil police, second Rashtriya Rifles and the Central Reserve Police Force(CRPF) carried out a recce of the area, on receiving information about the explosive, during the wee hours of Saturday.

The explosive was discovered adjacent to a road divider by the forces with the help of a dog squad.

"We received an information about the IED at 3 am. With the help of our dog squad, the explosive, which was placed adjacent to the road divider, was found. The engineering squad of the then defused the bomb," Rajesh Kumar, Commanding told ANI.

Last week, four policemen were killed in an IED blast in Sopore.

Additional (ADGP), Jammu and Kashmir, had said that they will look into the matter and chalk out a new strategy to deal with such a situation.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 15:30 IST