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defuse

(dĭ-fūz′)
1. To remove a fuse from an explosive device.
2. To make a crisis or other situation less dangerous or inflammatory.
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One of the rockets exploded while police were defusing it," police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzay said.
Cops conducted search operation in the area after the defusing the jacket, however, no arrest was made in the operation.
Peshawar -- Police on Saturday foiled a terror bid in terrorism-hit capital of restive province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by defusing a powerful bomb, officials said.
KOBLENZ, Germany, Muharram 9, 1433, Dec 4, 2011, SPA -- Officials in Germany gave the all-clear Sunday after defusing two World War II bombs discovered in the Rhine River, UPI reported.
He further cited combating and defusing the international and western sanctions against Iran and pushing the country towards progress, development and prosperity as the main reasons why Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has named the Iranian new year as the "Year of Economic Jihad".
added that the BDS was busy in defusing the other packet.
He added that the process of defusing the two cars and the explosive devices ended without casualties.
DI KHAN -- A landmine explosion occurred on Monday injured three including a passerby including in charge of bomb disposal squad (BDS) who received severe injuries while defusing bomb in Bachaabad village of Elaqa-e-Kalony.
MUZAFFARGARH -- Kot Addu police claimed to foil an attempt of terrorism by recovering and defusing 10 kilogramme bomb, placed at the procession route of 9th Muharram here Thursday.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Interior Ministry announced dismantling a car bomb and defusing two bombs in two cars, in Salahuddin province.
PESHAWAR -- City police foiled a terror bid after defusing an Improvised Explosive Device carrying three kilogram explosives in the jurisdiction of Chamknai Police Station on Friday.
The bomb was weighing about 200 to 300 grams, the Bomb Disposal Squad said after defusing the device.