Bomb demolition practice suspended at Air Force station in Kashmir

Air Force Station Srinagar is conducting a massive demolition practice in coming days while locals living around the station have been asked to stay alert and take all precautionary measures.

The demolition practice of 100 to 120kg bomb was scheduled to take place on 30 August and 6 September between 3:30 pm and 4:30 pm.

Security Officer, Air Force Station Srinagar told news agency KNT that the demolition practice has been suspended and new dates will be announced in coming days and people will be accordingly informed.

The residents of the villages, including Gogoo, Lagaon, Ompora, Buchroo, Guduassatu, Noaroo, Ichgoan, Kazibagh, Khanpora, Humhama and Sheikhpora – all located in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district – have been asked to stay indoors during the practice.

“There is no need to panic. It will be a routine exercise. Locals living adjacent to Air Force Station need to stay indoors instead of remaining under the open sky,” the Security Officer said.