IED Detected, Defused On Jammu-Poonch Highway

Jammu: A major tragedy was averted on Saturday when the security forces detected and successfully defused an improvised explosive device (IED) on Jammu-Poonch highway in Jammu and Kashmir.

Traffic on Jammu-Poonch Highway was suspended for around 3 hours on Saturday after the security forces recovered an IED on the highway.

Sources said specific information was received by the police that suspicious movement has taken place in Dalogra area along the highway.

“Traffic was immediately suspended and an operation was launched during which the security forces detected an IED.

“Bomb disposal squad later successfully defused the IED”, police sources said.

 (IANS)