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Security forces destroy IED planted by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam

The area was immediately cordoned off by police, Army and CRPF personnel and a bomb disposal squad was called to the spot, a police spokesman said.

Published: 14th July 2021 07:39 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th July 2021 07:39 AM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

SRINAGAR: A major tragedy was averted as security forces detected and destroyed an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by militants under a chinar tree in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Wednesday.

"An IED was spotted under a chinar tree on the outskirts of village Damjen in Qazigund area," a police spokesman said.

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He said the area was immediately cordoned off by police, Army and CRPF personnel and a bomb disposal squad was called to the spot.

"The IED was neutralised and destroyed in-situ," he said, adding a case has been registered in this regard.



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