An official said that security forces found a suspicious bag in Rafiabad village along Baramulla-Handwara road, which later turned out to be an IED.
He said that soon after detection of the IED, traffic movement along the road was halted and bomb disposal squad was called in to destroy it.
The official said that later the BDS destroyed the IED without causing any harm.
Meanwhile, a case has been registered in this regard and investigation has been set into motion. kns