Security forces detect IED planted in heart of Srinagar

A patrol party of 151 Territorial Army noticed a bag lying by the roadside near an Army camp.

Srinagar | Published:March 29, 2014 11:44 am

Security forces on Saturday detected an IED planted by militants outside an Army camp in the heart of the city.

A patrol party of 151 Territorial Army noticed a bag lying by the roadside near an Army camp in Bemina area of the city, the police said.

The army personnel found a pressure cooker inside the bag and immediately called for the bomb disposal squad, the police said.

The five-kg IED was destroyed by the bomb disposal squad, police said, adding no damage was caused in the controlled explosion.

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