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15 kg IED recovered in Udhampur, major tragedy averted: Police

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Jammu: A major tragedy was averted on Monday following recovery of an improvised explosive device weighing around 15 kgs in Basantghar area of Udhampur district, police said here.

An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the IED was recovered after a specific input generated by police.

He said along with the IED, a coded sheet, five detonators witn 300-400 gms of RDX and 7 catritages of 7.62 mm were also recovered.

He said a letter pad page of LeT outfit was also recovered near the site.

The official said a case FIR NO. 47/2022 U/S 4/5 explosive act & 16/18/23 UAPA act has been registered at police station Basantgarh—(KNO)

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Kashmir Images is an English language daily newspaper published from Srinagar (J&K), India. The newspaper is one of the largest circulated English dailies of Kashmir and its hard copies reach every nook and corner of Kashmir Valley besides Jammu and Ladakh region.

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