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