IED detected, destroyed in Handwara

HANDWARA — A Bomb Disposal Squad diffused an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) after it was detected by joint forces in between Langate – Wudipora of Handwara village of North Kashmir on Wednesday.

Officials told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that a Joint team of Police along with Army’s 30 Rashtriya Rifles detected an IED on Baramulla – Handwara road.

Shortly after the detection of the IED, traffic was halted and the movement of people was restricted, they said.

A Bomb Disposal Squad rushed to spot and destroyed the IED without causing any harm.

Meanwhile, a case in this regard has been registered and investigation has been set into motion, they added. — (KNO)