An improvised explosive device (IED) was found at the railway crossing at Kenihama Nowgam station on Monday. The bomb disposal squad of the Army has reached the site and were initially inspecting the suspicious object.
Bomb disposal squad has been deployed to defuse the IED
CRPF personnel, patrolling the Srinagar-Baramulla highway, found the tin can lying by the roadside, a police official said. Traffic on the Panthachowk-Parimpora bypass had to be stopped.
"Movement of traffic has been halted in the area. Bomb disposal squad has been deployed to defuse the IED," police sources said.
The rail service between Banihal in the Jammu division and Baramulla in Kashmir division were resumed earlier in the day after remaining suspended for 11 months due to the pandemic.