Srinagar, Nov 20 : Security forces on Friday defused an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by militants in J&K’s Kulgam district.
Police said security forces including the local police and the counter insurgency Rashtriya Rifles spotted a suspicious object in Shurat village of Kulgam district.
“The suspicious object turned out to be an IED which was successfully defused by the security forces thereby a tragedy was averted”, police said.
IEDs are planted on roads and highways by militants in J&K to target vehicles of the security forces and the cavalcades of VIPs.
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