SFs recover, defuse IED in J&K’s Rajouri

Jammu, April 16 : The security forces on Saturday morning recovered an improvised explosive device on Rajouri-Gurdan road in Rajouri District of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The device was defused later, they said. Police added that on inputs received by police that some suspicious movement has taken place in Gurdan Chawa village on Rajouri Gurdan road, teams from police, Army, Special Operation Group early morning on Saturday, launched a joint Cordon and Search Operation in the area. During the operation, he said that a suspicious object was found lying there alongside road which turned out to be an IED during examination. “The Bomb Squad of police later took the material in its possession for further destruction as per SOPs and through a controlled explosion which was than destroyed in a safer location at Chingus,” police said. They said that the matter is further being investigated and cognizance has been taken. VBH GNK

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