IED defused by security forces in north Kashmir's Kupwara

Security forces on Saturday recovered and defused an improvised explosive device (IED) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said.

The IED was found by a “road-opening party” in the morning on a highway in the Warpora-Handwara area in the north Kashmir district, a police official said.

The bomb disposal squad reached the spot and seized the IED that was later defused, the official said.