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15-kg IED recovered in J&K

The area was cordoned off and the experts neutralised the explosives on-the-spot, the spokesman said.

india Updated: Feb 07, 2006 15:44 IST

A major tragedy was averted in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir by detection and neutralising of 15-kg Improvised Explosive Device (IED)on Mondayevening, a defence spokesman said on Tuesday.

A routine patrol party of security forces detected the IED planted by ultras in a plastic container on a road at Batungla-Goha, 15-kms south west of Doda town, he said.

The area was cordoned off and the experts neutralised the explosives on-the-spot, the spokesman said.

By neutralising the IED, a major tragedy was averted as the road is frequented by Army and civil traffic, he added.

First Published: Feb 07, 2006 11:26 IST