Baramulla: A suspicious object has been found on the Srinagar-Baramulla Highway at Bulgam, prompting authorities to suspend traffic on the thoroughfare.

Official sources told GNS that some suspicious box, suspected to carry an IED, was found at Bulgam Hygam near Timepass hotel in Sopore area of the north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Soon police and Army’s 52 RR rushed to the spot and subsequently called Bomb Disposal Squad.

As a precautionary measure, a police officer told GNS that traffic through the area has been suspended while BDS is on job. Emerging story, more details awaited. (GNS)