IED recovered from Assam village

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 12:46

Goalpara (Assam): The Army defused a powerful improvised explosive device(IED) at a village in Goalpara district of Lower Assam, police said on Tuesday.

Police said a local boy sighted the package containing the explosive near a shrub and informed the village elders.

The police were informed and the Army was called to the spot. The IED, weighing around 13 kg, was safely defused by the Army`s bomb disposal squad late last night.
Police said the IED was kept by suspected ULFA militants who were planning to use it in some major operation.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 12:46

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