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IED found on outskirts of Srinagar

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Security forces today recovered an (IED) on the outskirts of Srinagar, the second such recovery in the city in as many days, police said.

The IED was detected by a patrol party of security forces in Maloora area of this morning, a said.

He said the area was cordoned off and a squad was rushed to the spot which destroyed the explosive.

Further details are awaited, the said.

This is the second IED recovered by security forces in as many days in

Yesterday, an IED, weighing approximately 5 kg, was recovered on the in area of the city in the close vicinity of Maloora.

Militants target security forces with IEDs to inflict maximum damage.

Four policemen were killed on January 6 in an IED blast in Sopore township of north

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 13:55 IST