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IED detected by roadside in Pulwama district in J-K

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Security forces on Friday averted a major tragedy by timely detection of an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by militants by roadside in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

A patrol party of security forces detected an IED fitted in a water pipe. It was planted by militants by the roadside at Nikas village in Pulwama district, a police official said.

He said the bomb disposal squad was summoned to defuse the IED.

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First Published: Fri, November 02 2018. 18:05 IST