Srinagar: An improvised explosive device (IED) was found in Hanjivera Pattan area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday.

Official sources told news agency Kashmir Scroll that the IED was detected by the police and army.

They said bomb disposal squad teams of the Army and police reached the spot and destroyed it safely.

An official told Kashmir Scroll also confirmed that the IED was defused after being recovered by a joint party.

He added that traffic that was halted is being restored.(KS)