IED defused on Baramulla-Srinagar highway

The traffic movement which was stopped as a precaution on Baramulla-Srinagar highway has been restored now.
IED defused on Baramulla-Srinagar highway
An IED was defused by the security forces in Sopore area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir

Srinagar, Jun 11: An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted on Baramulla-Srinagar highway in the Putkha area of Sopore was defused by the police and security forces on Saturday morning, officials said.

Quoting a senior police officer, news age KNO reported that the security forces detected the explosive device on a roadside following which a bomb disposal squad (BDS) was summoned to the spot.

The device was destroyed through a controlled mechanism by the bomb squad, the officer said.

He said that the traffic movement which was stopped as a precaution on Baramulla—Srinagar highway has been restored now. A case has been registered and police have started the investigation, he added.

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