Army troops recover IED from Doda (INDIA)

Jammu, Aug 12 (PTI) Army troops have recovered 10 kg of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) from Doda district where three terrorist hideouts have been busted since last evening, official sources said today.


During a routine sanitisation operation, troops recovered a jerry can from Beinjla Nallah in Shankaja village in Bhaderwah tehsil of Doda district last night, they told PTI.

On checking it was found to be an IED packed in plastic jerry can fitted with two detonators, they said adding it was to be taken to Bhaderwah town by the militants to trigger blasts on or before Independence Day.

Troops busted a hideout in Gachanar area of Gool tehsil in Udhampur district last night and recovered from it three hand grenades, 25 rounds of SLR ammunition, two AK magazines, 176 rounds of AK ammunition and 15 rounds of 303 rifle.

Another hideout was busted by the troops in Basantgarh area of Udhampur district and recoveries from it included one IED, two binoculars, 25 pencil cells, two polythene sheets, seven containers (15 litre capacity), one box with wire and some ration items.

One hideout was busted in Kharian area of Poonch where troops recovered seven grenades, one IED, 13 detonators, 120 rounds and some eatables today morning.

Von: 12.08.06 (The Press Trust of India Limited)

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