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Two suspected box-type IEDs defused in Poonch

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Jammu: Security forces on Friday detected and defused two suspected box-type improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Poonch district, officials said.
They said the two small boxes were detected in Bhata Durian Forest during a joint search operation by the army and police.
The boxes were suspected to be IEDs and were destroyed in-situ, they said.
This is a third instance of IEDs being detected by troops in J&K since Thursday.
An army patrol Thursday had detected and defused an IED fitted in the branch of a tree in the forest area of Sawalkot in Ratangir ridge and later defused it.
Before that security forces had defused an IED in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.



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