Major tragedy averted after Army’s 32 RR recovers IED in Rafiabad

Baramulla, October 21: A major tragedy was averted after Army’s 32 RR recovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) from passenger shed near Saidpora village in Rafiabad of North Kashmir’s Baramulla on Thursday.

An official while talking to Greater Now said, “An IED planted by militants near Saidpora village was recovered and the bomb disposal squad has been rushed to the spot to defuse the IED.

The timely action by the alert security forces has helped in averting a major tragedy as the the passenger shed is often used by security forces for security purposes.

It is pertinent to mention that Militants have been planting IEDs on roads and highways to target passing vehicles of the security forces in Kashmir and to thwart the militant designs, parties of security forces assisted by sniffer dogs and electronic equipment move out first to secure roads and highways and these trained parties of the security forces are known as road opening parties (ROPs).