Srinagar, Dec 27: A suspected IED was destroyed by the security forces at Lawaypora on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway on Wednesday morning, leading to a brief disruption of traffic on the busy road.
Quoting a top police officer, news agency GNS reported that the security forces found a suspicious object fitted with a cylinder on the highway following which a Bomb Disposal Squad was summoned to the spot.
For the safety of the common public, the suspicious object was destroyed with a controlled explosion, the officer said.
He said the nature of the suspicious object is being ascertained.
Meanwhile, traffic has been resumed on the National Highway, which was earlier suspended as a precautionary measure.