Srinagar: Security forces today recovered a
powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Pulwama district
of South Kashmir, averting a major disaster.
The IED, weighing eight kgs, was fitted to a lighting gas
cylinder when a joint search party of Police and Rashtriya
Rifles unearthed it from an orchard in Jandwal village, 35 kms
from here, a police spokesman said.
He said the IED was later safely defused by the Bomb
A case was registered and a hunt has been launched to nab
militants who had kept the IED to trigger an explosion, the