IED found in Srinagar, defused

It was found in Nowhatta area of the city

IED found in Srinagar, defused

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Srinagar, January 14

Security forces on Friday detected and defused an improvised explosive device (IED) in Nowhatta area of the city, police said.

"Police and CRPF detected a suspicious bag lying at Khawaja Bazar Chowk in Nowhatta area of Srinagar," a police official said.

He said a team of bomb disposal squad was called to the spot, which "found a four to five litre pressure cooker (suspicious IED) in the bag".

The bomb squad later destroyed the IED on the spot, the official said.

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