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Authorities detect 2 kg IED in JK’s Kishtwar, averting major tragedy

On Monday evening, a two-kilogram improvised explosive device (IED) hidden by suspected terrorists was found on a road in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district, officials said, news agency PTI reported. According to officials, the IED was later defused by professionals, thereby averting a possible terror attack in the hilly area. According to him, a joint army-police patrol discovered the IED hidden on the roadside on the Kishtwar-Batote national highway.

According to officials, traffic on the highway was immediately stopped and a bomb disposal squad was dispatched, which safely defused the hazardous material.

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According to him, a complaint was registered and an operation was launched to nab the terrorists responsible for laying the IED.

In a similar incident earlier this month, a major devastation was averted due to the prompt identification of a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri area. The IED, which was planted inside a tiffin box, was found lying on the roadside by an Army road opening party in Sangpur village along the Jammu-Poonch National Highway early in the morning, officials said.

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Early last month, security personnel had discovered an improvised explosive device (IED) weighing 2.5 kg hidden by terrorists on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Panjgrain area of ​​Nagrota. The sniffer dogs detected the IED.

According to an official document of Jammu and Kashmir Police, after the abrogation of Article 370, the Jammu region has seen a rise in terrorist attacks, but the situation has improved in the Kashmir Valley.

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