Major terror strike averted; 2 Kg IED found, defused
STATE TIMES NEWS
KISHTWAR: A two-kg Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was found planted by terrorists on a road in Kishtwar district. The IED was subsequently defused by the experts, thus averting a possible terror attack in the hill district, the officials said.
They said a joint patrol party of the Army and Police noticed the IED planted on the roadside along the Kishtwar-Batote national highway. The traffic on the highway was immediately suspended and a bomb disposal squad was summoned, which later safely defused the explosive substance, the officials said. They said a case was registered and a hunt was launched to apprehend the terrorists responsible for planting the IED.