Tragedy averted by neutralizing IED on road in Kishtwar
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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.


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

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