A powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) fitted in a pressure cooker was recovered and defused near Entrepreneurship Development Institute in Pampore on Srinagar-Jammu national highway.
A senior police officer said the IED was recovered by a joint team of security forces personnel outside the EDI.
“It was a two kg powerful IED kept in a pressure cooker.
Alert forces spotted it and defused it,” he said.
Superintendent of Police (SP) Awantipore Tahir Saleem said the IED was recovered near IED on a roadside that leads towards Srinagar. “The IED was recovered and defused later,” he said.
Source: Brighter Kashmir