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IED diffused on Jammu-Srinagar highway

india Updated: Jan 15, 2007 15:02 IST
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A major tragedy was averted on Monday as security forces detected and destroyed an improvised explosive device (IED) on Jammu-Srinagar national highway, official sources said.

A bomb disposal squad was rushed to the spot in Anantnag district which diffused the explosive, placed in a cooking utensil weighing about seven kilo grams, sources said.

The IED, planted on the roadside at Bonigam, probably targeted the army convoys in the area, they added.