SRINAGAR: Security forces on Friday detected and defused an improvised explosive device (IED) in Nowhatta area of the city, police said.
"Police and CRPF detected a suspicious bag lying at Khawaja Bazar Chowk in Nowhatta area of Srinagar," a police official said.
He said a team of bomb disposal squad was called to the spot, which "found a four to five litre pressure cooker (suspicious IED) in the bag".
The bomb squad later destroyed the IED on the spot, the official said.
(THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS)