Army destroys IED-like object on Srinagar-Baramulla highway

The bomb disposal squad of the Indian Army on Tuesday destroyed an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) like object on Srinagar-Baramulla National Highway.

The object was recovered by Road Opening Party (ROP) of 29 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) near petrol pump in Tapper Pattan area on the National Highway.

“One IED like suspicious object has been recovered by ROP Of 29RR on Srinagar-Baramulla National Highway near petrol pump Tapper Pattan.

It was later destroyed by Army bomb disposal squad (BDS),” said Indian Army.

A Police official said that the bomb disposal squad was rushed to the spot and the IED was destroyed without causing any harm to life or property.