An improvised explosive device (IED) was detected in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday by the security forces.
The explosive material was found near Sulkoote area of kuowara, according to a senior police officer.
A bomb disposal squad reached the spot to deal with the explosive device, officials said, adding further details were awaited.
“The explosive has been found and the bomb disposal squad is on the job to defuse it,” the police officer said.
Sources reported to that vehicular movements was temporarily stopped while the security forces were trying to defuse the IED.