Three 'locally-made' IEDs, urea recovered from abandoned shed in Kupwara woods

Shed owner among several detained.
Three 'locally-made' IEDs, urea recovered from abandoned shed in Kupwara woods
A police officer said that 3 kg urea was also recovered along with the IEDs from the seasonal shed locally known as Behak at Kralpora Kupwara. GNS

Srinagar, Sept 21: Police and army recovered three locally made Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) from an abandoned shed in a remote forest area in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday.

Quoting a police officer, news agency GNS reported that 3 kg of urea was also recovered from the seasonal shed, known locally as Behak at Kralpora Kupwara.

Several persons including the owner of the shed have been detained by the security forces even as investigation into the imcidet is underway, the officer said.

A police official said that searches were carried at the residences of the suspected persons along with Army’s 14 Sikhili.

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