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Explosive device detected, diffused on Baramulla-Handwara highway

SRINAGAR: Security forces on Saturday morning detected and diffused an explosive object along Baramulla-Handwara highway in Ganapora area of Langate, officials said.

Soon after the suspicious device was detected, police rushed to the spot and subsequently called a bomb disposal squad (BDS),” the officials said.

“Later BDS team of army’s 30-RR blasted the suspicious object at about 0923 hrs without causing any damage and the traffic movement which was suspended on the highway as a precautionary measure has been restored as well,” they said. Last week, an IED was destroyed on Baramulla-Srinagar highway after it was found planted on roadside—(KNO)


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