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Timely detection of IED averts tragedy near LoC in Jammu
jkupdate.com | 09-Mar-2019 09:14 PM
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  • A major tragedy was averted on Saturday with timely detection of an improvised explosive device near the Line of Control in Akhnoor sector in Jammu, the police said.




JAMMU: A major tragedy was averted on Saturday with timely detection of an improvised explosive device near the Line of Control in Akhnoor sector in Jammu, the police said.

The IED was found planted on the roadside by a police party during routine patrolling at Nandwal chowk on Khour-Pallanwala road, a police spokesman said.

He said the policemen noticed a suspicious object on the roadside at around 10.55 am and sounded an alert.

Bomb disposal squads of the police and the Army along with reinforcements rushed to the scene and isolated the area before successfully diffusing the explosive substance, the spokesman said.

He said the search in the area was still going to find if more IEDs were planted.

A police officer said a case has been registered and a hunt has been launched to nab the suspected terrorists who planted the IED.

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