Tragedy averted by neutralizing IED on road in Kishtwar

Last Updated: Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 22:33

Kishtwar: Security forces today
averted a major tragedy by detecting and defusing an IED on
the busy Kishtwar-Padder road which is often used by both
civilians and security forces.

A Road Opening Party (ROP) of security forces detected
a 3-kg IED at Hunjala, about 231-kms from Jammu on
Kishtwar-Padder road around 0600 hours today, police sources
said here.

The traffic was stopped on the road to avert a
tragedy, they said adding later security forces and experts
rushed to the site and neutralized the pressurised IED, which
was planted by subversives in the middle of the road.

-PTI



First Published: Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 22:33
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