1.5 kg IED found on Amarnath shrine route

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Srinagar, July 31 : Security forces on Thursday unearthed a 1.5 kg Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on Amarnath Yatra route and defused it.

According to CRPF spokesman Ajay Chaturvedi, the IED was found in a bag near the parking area in Manigaon on the shrine route.

The operation was conducted this morning by a patrolling team of the 118 battalion of the CRPF.

Investigation to gather more information related to the incident is on, Chaturvedi added.

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