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Suspicious object found along Handwara Baramulla highway destroyed

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 A suspicious object found along the Handwara Baramulla highway in north Kashmir was destroyed on Friday morning, officials said.

They said a suspicious object was found on a roadside by the Army at Ganapora Kralgund village in Handwara sub-district during a road opening procedure (ROP).

The traffic along the road was immediately halted as a precautionary measure, and a bomb disposal squad was called.

“The suspected object was blasted in a controlled explosion,” officials said.

It was not immediately clear whether the suspicious object was an improvised explosive device (IED) or something else.

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