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Peerzada Zubair

Kupwara, Sep 07: Security forces on Monday detected an improvised explosive device (IED) in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

An official told Kashmir Despatch that a suspected IED was spotted at Arampora area of Drugmulla in Kupwara district this morning.

He said the suspected IED, consisting of a sand bag and some wire was lying under bridge on Sopore-Kupwara road near Arampora.

All vehicular movements was stopped in the area and a bomb disposal squad was called to the spot to neutralise the suspected IED, the officials said.

A police officer told this newspaper that the bomb disposal squad is on the job and further details are awaited.

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