Srinagar, Sep 13 (UNI) A tragedy was today averted when security forces detected and defused a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in a tiffin box on the Srinagar-Techinical airport road.
Official sources said today that a security force patrol noticed a tiffin box hanging from a tree near Rawalpora bridge on the airport road at 0630 hrs.
Since the road was being used by security forces, Air-force personnel and other top officials, the area was sealed off and a Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) summoned.
Later, the IED was defused without causing any damage.
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