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Traffic stopped on Pantha Chowk-Nowgam stretch in Sgr after forces spot suspicious object

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Traffic on Panthachowk-Parimpora bypass had to be stopped after security forces found a suspicious object, believed to be an IED, by the roadside in Nowgam area of the city, police said.

CRPF personnel, patrolling the Srinagar-Baramulla highway, found the tin can lying by the roadside, a police official said.


He said the traffic along the arterial road had to be stopped and a bomb disposal squad summoned to check the tin can for any explosives.