Srinagar: Security forces today averted a major tragedy as they detected an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by militants by the roadside in Baramulla district of Kashmir, police said.
A foot patrol of security forces detected a tin canister containing an IED at Janbazpora in Baramulla district this morning, the police said.
A bomb disposal squad was called in which destroyed the IED without causing any damage, they added.
The IED was planted by militants by the roadside
apparently to target the security forces vehicles passing through the area.