IED detected in B'la, diffused

Security forces on Thursday detected an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in this district, an official said.

He said a major tragedy was averted by the timely detection of the IED by a Road Opening Party of police and army’s 32 RR in Chatloor area on Baramulla-Handwara road. The official said a bomb disposal squad was later rushed to the spot to diffuse the IED.