IED recovered from railway track in Assam's Goalpara

A powerful Improvised Explosive Device was detected at a railway track in Assam's Goalpara district Friday, police said.

PTI| Last Updated: Feb 27, 2015, 16:06 PM IST

Goalpara: A powerful Improvised Explosive Device was detected at a railway track in Assam's Goalpara district Friday, police said.

The IED was found amidst the stones between the tracks by patrolling railway police at Barigaon this morning.

The bomb disposal squad of the Army has been informed and the IED was expected to be defused by this evening.

All trains in the Jogighopa-Guwahati line have been suspended since 9 AM and were expected to resume by this evening, railway officials said.

The weight of the IED was yet to be ascertained, the police added.