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Security forces defuse 2 suspected box-type IEDs in  Poonch

POONCH, Oct 22 ( KINS): Security forces on Friday detected and defused two suspected box-type improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. They said the two small boxes were detected in Bhata Durian Forest during a joint search operation by the army and police. The boxes were suspected to be IEDs and were destroyed in-situ, they said.This is a third instance of IEDs being detected by troops in J&K since Thursday. An army patrol Thursday had detected and defused an IED fitted in the branch of a tree in the forest area of Sawalkot in Ratangir ridge and later defused it. Before that security forces had defused an IED in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir. (KINS)

 

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