IED recovered in Jammu and Kashmir

March 28th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS  

Jammu, March 28 (IANS) Army troops Saturday recovered a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) in a forest area of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.
The three-kg bomb was recovered in jungles of Thanna Mandi in Rajouri district, about 200 km northwest of Jammu, said a defence spokesman.

The recovery comes amid official consensus that a large number of militants and ammunition from Pakistan have either been smuggled or waiting to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir to target upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

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