BARAMULLA, Aug 14: A day ahead of Independence Day, security forces on Monday detected and destroyed an improvised explosive device in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said here.
A patrolling team of the army and police found the IED in a bag near a college in Kanispora area of the district in the afternoon, they said.
A bomb disposal squad was summoned to the area which destroyed the IED without causing any damage, they said.
Earlier, a suspicious bag was found by the roadside at Heeri in Kupwara district in north Kashmir.
”An explosive shell has been recovered from the bag which was later destroyed by the BDS,” an official said. (Agencies)