Fake IED planted in North Kashmir

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Baramulla: Panic gripped at Johama-Kansipora road in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district after a red plastic container  was detected by Army along the roadside.
Government forces took it as an “Improvised Explosive Device” (IED) while an Army official said that Army teams from 52 RR and 46 RR along with SOG Baramulla rushed to spot and it took them some four hours to neutralize it.
Army spokesperson even claimed that it managed to avert a big tragedy and due to its efforts the traffic on the Johama-Kansipora road was restored after few hours.
However, a police official said that some mischief mongers had placed a red container along the roadside and it contained nails and Urea fertilizer. “It was not an IED but only a mischief played my some miscreants. We have started investigation and hopefully will identify the people responsible for the mischief,” he said.

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