Improvised explosive device detected in central Kashmir

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Srinagar
  • Updated: Jan 19, 2015 16:59 IST

An improvised explosive device (IED) was detected by security forces on Monday morning in central Kashmir's Budgam district.

The IED, fixed in a pressure cooker, was detected by a joint party of the army and police in Magam area, 21 km away from Srinagar.

A bomb disposal squad was rushed to the spot and the IED was destroyed in the open fields without causing any causalities.

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