10-kg IED diffused in Doda, major tragedy averted


Jammu and Kashmir police and Army on Thursday successfully diffused a 10-kg improvised explosive device fitted in a bucket in Doda district here.”Labourers while laying a cable saw the suspicious object on Bharat Road, few kilometres away from Doda town and immediately informed the police,” Vinay Kumar, Additional Superintendent of Police here said.He said a team of police headed by him rushed to the spot and found that it was an IED fitted in a bucket.”Army and bomb disposal squad was called in and after examining and it was found that a RPG was also fitted with an electric wire to the device.””It was diffused on the spot,” said the SP.Meanwhile traffic remained suspended for few hours on the route due to operation.