July 2005 News

Bid To Target Amarnath Yatra Foiled, 20 Kg IED Recovered

10 July 2005

Jammu: Foiling militants' bid to disrupt the Amarnath pilgrimage, army troops today recovered a 20-kg improvised explosive device (IED) along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Ramban area, about 150- kms from here, official sources said. Alert troops detected the IED, planted on the right side of the highway at Baghara, at around 1045 hrs minutes before a convoy of pilgrims, headed towards Pahalgam, was to pass by, they said.


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