A suspected explosive material was found planted near a busy road in Sidhra area of Jammu on Thursday.
An official told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that the suspected explosive material, which could be an IED or a sticky bomb, was found planted alongside road in Sidhra area after which an alert has been issuedissued and traffic has been stopped.
Entire area has now been cordoned and bomb squad has been called in, official said.
Later, the technical experts and bomb squad of Jammu and Kashmir police destroyed the explosive material found in Sidhra.
An official said that the explosive material has now been destroyed through a controlled explosion carried out by bomb squad.