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.
Prashant Bhushan has alleged that hooliganism and goondagardi was rampant in the Council.