CASO launched in Rajouri, Jammu-Rajouri highway closed after suspected IED recovered

A bomb disposal squad of police has also been called in.
CASO launched in Rajouri, Jammu-Rajouri highway closed after suspected IED recovered
The suspected IED was found near the Jammu-Rajouri highway after which a bomb disposal squad has been called in to defuse it. Special Arrangement.

Rajouri July 31: Security forces on Saturday launched an intense Cordon and Search Operation after reports about a suspicious movement in Bathuni area near district headquarters Rajouri which led to closure of Poonch-Rajouri-Jammu highway near Bathuni, officials said.

Official sources told Greater Kashmir that on Saturday morning, a specific information was received about a suspicious movement between Bathuni and Dalograa villages near Rajouri town.

Soon after the inputs, security forces launched a CASO in the said area during which the traffic on Jammu-Rajouri-Poonch National Highway was also halted.

Reportedly, a suspected IED has also been recovered near the highway after which a bomb disposal squad of police has also been called in.

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