Crescent Kashmir

Police detect and destroy an IED in Pulwama

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By: Muzamil Bhat CK


Police said on Friday that due to the alertness of forces they were able to avert a major tragedy in Pulwama as they detected and destroyed an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) which was planted by militants to create damage.

Police have been raiding and seizing arms and ammunition at various places in Pulwama district especially in Tral and Awantipora areas in the recent past.

According to the KNO news agency, quoting police about this IED incident has said, an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was found along Circular road in Pulwama on Friday.

An official said that government forces found an IED along Circular road on Tahab road in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

He said that IED has been defused and a major incident was averted.

He added that further investigation in this regard is going on.

With inputs from KNO


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