Police foil IED explosion in J&K

Updated on Apr 26, 2004 04:04 PM IST

An attempt by terrorists to set off Improvised Explosive Device explosion near a polling booth was foiled by police in city shortly after beginning of LS polls.

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PTI | ByPress Trust of India, Srinagar

An attempt by terrorists to set off IED explosion near a polling booth was foiled by police in downtown city on Monday shortly after commencement of the polling in Srinagar parliamentary constituency, official sources said.

An Improvised Explosive Device was detected on the main road near a school building a Zadibal around 8.30 am, the sources said.

They said bomb disposal squad was summoned immediately and the IED was neutralized.

On Sunday night, terrorists also attacked three polling stations in Badgam district of central Kashmir which forms part of Srinagar parliamentary constituency wounding six BSF personnel and a taxi driver.

A grenade was thrown inside Panzan polling booth on Sunday night injuring the BSF personnel and the taxi driver

Polling station at Ratsun and Waterhail in Badgam also came under terrorist attack on Sunday night but none was hurt, the source added.

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