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Improvised explosive device detected in central Kashmir

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.

india Updated: Jan 19, 2015 16:59 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times
Srinagar,improvised explosive device,security forces

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.

First Published: Jan 19, 2015 14:01 IST