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Bomb demolition practice suspended at Air Force station in Kashmir

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Srinagar, Aug 29: Locals living around the Air Force Station Srinagar have been asked to stay alert and take all precautionary measures as the Air Force is conducting a massive demolition practice in coming days.

The demolition practice of 100 to 120kg bomb was scheduled to take place on August 30 and September 06 between 3:30 pm and 4:30 pm.

News agency KNT quoted the Security Officer, Air Force Station Srinagar as saying that the demolition practice has been suspended and new dates will be announced in coming days and people will be accordingly informed.

The residents of the villages, including Gogoo, Lagaon, Ompora, Buchroo, Guduassatu, Noaroo, Ichgoan, Kazibagh, Khanpora, Humhama and Sheikhpora – all located in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district – have been asked to stay indoors during the practice.

“There is no need to panic. It will be a routine exercise. Locals living adjacent to Air Force Station need to stay indoors instead of remaining under open sky,” the Security Officer said.

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