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IED recovered in Pulwama, police say 'major tragedy averted'

PTI
Published : Aug 10, 2022, 12:27 pm IST
Updated : Aug 10, 2022, 12:27 pm IST

The IED was recovered after a specific input generated by police, Additional Director General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said

Security forces averted a major tragedy Wednesday by recovering an about 30-kg improvised explosive device (IED) in Pulwama district. (Representational image: PTI)
 Security forces averted a major tragedy Wednesday by recovering an about 30-kg improvised explosive device (IED) in Pulwama district. (Representational image: PTI)

Srinagar: Security forces averted a major tragedy Wednesday by recovering an about 30-kg improvised explosive device (IED) in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir just days before the 75th Independence Day, police said.

The IED was recovered after a specific input generated by police, Additional Director General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said.

"An IED weighing approx. 25 to 30 Kgs recovered near Tahab Crossing on Circular road in #Pulwama by Police and Security Forces. A major #tragedy has been #averted by specific input generated by Pulwama Police," the ADGP Kashmir wrote on Twitter.

Tags: pulwama, ied recovered
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar