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defuse

[di′fyüz]
(ordnance)
To remove the fuse from a munition.
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According to FC spokesman, acting on a tip off, FC personnel along with bomb disposal squad team reached the site and defused IED which was planted beside the road for sabotage activities by unknown men.
Police said that unknown saboteurs had fitted a 15 kilo bomb with the gate of Imambargah in Tank, but it was defused police, bomb disposal squad and army were alerted by an informer.
He added that another security force defused an explosive device placed on the side of the road within the high way in Abu Ghraib area west of Baghdad.
The traffic plying the road was immediately stopped from both sides till a special team of bomb disposal squad defused it at 2pm.
"Iraqi forces defused the charge and cordoned off the spot that is only a few meters away from the government departments compound in Talafar, house to the buildings of the mayoralty, the judicial council, the police department and a courthouse," he added.
According to FC spokesman, following on a tip off, FC personnel alongwith bomb disposal squad team reached the site and defused 8 kg IED which were planted beside the road for sabotage activities by unknown men.
A statement for the Interior Ministry today said that an explosive expert in the leadership of the federal police defused the explosive device and lifted it without any incident.
Ghalib Atiya told National Iraqi News Agency /NINA / that a police force in Diyala defused two car bombs and two explosive devices after found by police patrols in different areas in the city of Baquba.
The squad had defused the device after sealing the whole, they further said.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Nine people were arrested in Najaf, Diala and Baghdad, while two bombs were defused in Missan, the Baghdad Operations Command said on Wednesday.
QUETTA -- Frontier Corps (FC) foiled a sabotage bid and defused improvised explosive device (IED) in Wadh area of Khuzdar district on Thursday.
Baquba / NINA / Diyala Police Command announced that its forces defused two bombs in western Baquba on Sunday 29, Dec.