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Major incident averted as IED detected in Jammu Kashmir

PTI
Published : Sep 21, 2021, 10:45 am IST
Updated : Sep 21, 2021, 10:45 am IST

The Army and police had launched a cordon and search operation in Gogo area following information about possible subversive activities there

A bomb disposal squad was summoned and the device was destroyed. (Representational image: PTI)
 A bomb disposal squad was summoned and the device was destroyed. (Representational image: PTI)

Srinagar: Security forces averted a major incident with the timely detection of an improvised explosive device in high security Gogo area of Budgam district in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Tuesday.

The area is close to several sensitive defence and civilian installations, including Srinagar airport, Technical airport, headquarters of Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry of the Army.

 

The Army and police had launched a cordon and search operation in Gogo area Monday night following information about possible subversive activities there, they said.

According to the officials, the improvised explosive device (IED) was detected during the search operation. A bomb disposal squad was summoned and the device was destroyed.

Tags: improvised explosive device (ied), bomb disposal squad, budgam district
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar