SRINAGAR — Security forces on Monday claimed to have recovered two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in a forest area of Kupwara.
An official said that two IEDs were recovered by the security forces from Wodhpora forest area of Handwara in Kupwara district. He said that a search operation is going on in the area.
Meanwhile, army in a statement said that Indian Army in a joint operation with Handwara Police recovered two IEDs from Wodhpura near NH-701 early in the morning on Monday.
“Based on information from a reliable source, Indian Army and Handwara Police launched a swift and well-coordinated search and destruction operation (SADO) in Wodhpura forest in the wee hours today,” the statement said.
It added that the operation resulted in the recovery of two sophisticated IEDs of approximately 5 and 7 kilograms, concealed in the jungle area.