Forces recover IED near Srinagar-Jammu national highway

SRINAGAR: Security forces recovered an improvised explosive device (IED) near the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway on the outskirts of the city here on Thursday, the CRPF said.

The device, weighing around 2 kg, was inside a pressure cooker found near the highway, CRPF spokesman Pankaj Singh said.

The officer said the IED was recovered near the Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) building in Pampore area here. (AGENCIES)