Police recovers, defuses IED in Srinagar

Srinagar: Police on Friday claimed to have prevented a tragedy by detecting and defusing an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted in Hydepora area of state’s summer capital, Srinagar.

An official told KNS that an IED weighing 5kgs, planted in a rice cooker, was detected by police near a flyover at Hyderpora in Srinagar in the wee hours of this morning.
“The IED planted on roadside in the area was destroyed by a bomb squad,” he said. (KNS)