IED Blast In Kulgam, Bomb Scare In Qamarwari Srinagar

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Srinagar- Militants triggered off a low-intensity improvised explosive device (IED) under a Bridge at Qaimoh area of south Kashmir's Kulgam district on Tuesday evening but it did not cause any damage, police said.

“Militants triggered off a low intensity IED at Ziyarat Qaimoh-Kader Road, an area falling between Yaripora and Qaimooh in Kulgam." a senior police officer said.

"There was no casualty in the incident. Police, army and CRPF reached the blast spot and cordoned off the area,” he said.

Meanwhile A suspicious bag near Qamarwari here led to a bomb scare ahead of the January 26 but nothing was eventually found by the BDS summoned to the place on Tuesday.

Amid two grenades blasts, one near PCR and another at Saraf Kadal, ahead of R-Day in last two days in Srinagar, the abandoned bag led to the bomb-scare early morning.

A police officer said that the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) was rushed as soon as the suspicious bag was found. After checking it thoroughly, the bag turned out to be empty, the officer said. Traffic which had been temporarily halted through the area was restored.

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