Quoting preliminary investigation, officers mentioned the bike was left behind by a suspected terrorist who’s believed to have moved into the close by forest
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Jammu: A significant tragedy was averted with the well timed detection of a 2.4 kilogram-Improvised Explosive Device (IED) fitted on a motorbike in Mendhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, a police officer mentioned on Sunday.
The IED was discovered planted on the roadside alongside Gohlad Reelan-Mendhar Road by a police occasion round 10 pm on Saturday and was destroyed in a managed explosion by the bomb disposal squad round 1 pm on Sunday, Poonch Senior Superintendent of Police Ramesh Angral mentioned.
Quoting preliminary investigation, the officer mentioned the IED together with a motorbike was left behind by a suspected terrorist who’s believed to have moved into the close by forest space.
A joint search operation by police and Rashtriya Rifles of the Army is underway after the entire space was cordoned off to nab him, the SSP mentioned.
The SSP mentioned the bomb disposal squad destroyed the IED in a managed explosion, with out inflicting any injury.
A case underneath related sections of legislation has been registered and additional investigation is on to convey the culprits to e-book, he mentioned.
Updated Date: January 10, 2021 20:22:09 IST
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