Jammu: Security forces on Sunday detected an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and destroyed it in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Army sources said that acting swiftly on input regarding a suspicious object (tiffin box), probably an IED, near a culvert at Narian on Jammu-Rajouri National Highway received early morning a joint team rushed to the spot.
They said three teams from the nearest Army Camp moved to the location and established a motor vehicle check post at Kallar and Balavenue.
“Simultaneously police was informed and integrated into operation,” the sources said.
They added that the bomb disposal team moved to the location and successfully identified and neutralised the IED after nearly four hours of operation.
The traffic suspended on the highway was later resumed.