Industrial explosives used in making IEDs recovered in Shopian, two arrested: Police

Industrial explosives used in making IEDs recovered in Shopian, two arrested: Police

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday claimed to havebusted an IED module in southern Shopian district by arresting two persons.

"On a credible input searches were conducted invarious locations in District Shopian during the intervening night of July 12& 13. During the searches, industrial explosives planned to be used infabricating IEDs was recovered in large quantity," said a spokesman.

Police has registered a case under relevantprovisions of law and investigation has been taken up, he said, adding amongother things, the investigation will focus on the source of the recoveredexplosives.

Two persons have been arrested in the case andefforts are on to nab the other conspirators, said the spokesman. He didn't,however, name the arrestees.

Earlier, a police official told Greater Kashmirthat dozens of rods which look like explosive substances were recovered from aresident in Shopian.

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