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Alert security forces avert major tragedy in Jammu and Kashmir


New Delhi, Aug 17: Alert security forces averted a major tragedy after recovering an Improvised Explosive Device near the Pujan village in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Alert security forces avert major tragedy in Jammu and Kashmir

The IED was planted beneath a bridge. IGP, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said that an IED planted by terrorists under a bridge near Pujan village was recovered. This is a road between Pujan and Galwan, Kumar also said.

Terrorists killed in Kulgam encounter had fabricated IED used in Pulwama attack

This timely action by the security forces averted a major tragedy as the road connects Pulwama district with Budgam. The road is extensively used by the security forces. It may be recalled that a similar incident was reported last month after an IED was recovered from the Gangoo area in Pulwama.

Meanwhile, 4G mobile internet secures were on Sunday restored in two districts of Jammu and Kashmir. The services were restored in Udhampur and Ganderbal. "The high-speed mobile data services in the districts of Udhampur and Ganderbal shall be restored forthwith, on a trial basis, while in the rest of the districts, Internet speed shall continue to be restricted to 2G only," and order issued by the Principal Secretary, Home read.

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