IED diffused on Jammu-Srinagar highway
A major tragedy was averted as security forces detected and destroyed an IED device on Jammu-Srinagar highway.Updated: Jan 15, 2007 15:02 IST
A major tragedy was avertedon 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.
First Published: Jan 15, 2007 15:02 IST