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Ahead of Republic Day, CRPF recovers IED inside pressure cooker in Jammu and Kashmir

This comes few days after the security forces defused an IED, weighing approximately five kilogrammes, on Srinagar-Baramulla highway.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Srinagar [ Updated: January 24, 2018 13:20 IST ]
Ahead of Republic Day, CRPF recovers IED inside pressure
Ahead of Republic Day, CRPF recovers IED inside pressure cooker in Jammu and Kashmir

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Wednesday found an improvised explosive devices (IED) inside a pressure cooker opposite Jammu and Kashmir's Pampore railway station. The bomb disposal squad later defused the IED, news agency ANI reported.

Police said the IED planted by militants in a pressure cooker was discovered in Kandizal-Tangpora village near the railway station in Pampore, some 20 km from here.

This comes few days after the security forces defused an IED, weighing approximately five kilogrammes, on Srinagar-Baramulla highway.

"This year Republic Day is taking place in the background of fidayeen attack, as we are getting inputs we are being extra alert. We are doing whatever it takes to ensure that Republic Day passes peacefully," said Ravdeep Singh Sahi, IG Kashmir, CRPF

Meanwhile, ahead of the Republic Day, security has been tightened in Jammu and Kashmir 's Srinagar.

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