Security forces recover powerful IED in Pulwana

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2009 - 16:22

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
disposal Squad.

A case was registered and a hunt has been launched to nab
militants who had kept the IED to trigger an explosion, the
spokesman said.

-PTI



First Published: Wednesday, November 25, 2009 - 16:22
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