Two powerful IEDs recovered in Assam

Last Updated: Friday, July 15, 2011 - 18:26

Sibsagar (Assam): Two powerful IEDs,
suspected to have planted by ULFA`s anti-talk faction, were
on Friday recovered by security forces from under a bridge in
Assam`s Sibsagar district, police said.
Acting on a tip-off, army recovered two IEDs, weighing
between 10 and 12 kg each, from under a bridge connecting
Sonari and Namrup at Medalajan area, they said.

The IEDs were kept inside a pipe under the bridge. A bomb
disposal squad rushed to the spot and defused the explosives.
The IEDs were suspected to have been planted by ULFA`s
anti-talk faction to make its presence felt after it rejected
the unilateral ceasefire declared by the pro-talk faction to
pave the way for peace talks to resolve the outstanding issues
espoused by the outfit, police said.


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First Published: Friday, July 15, 2011 - 18:26

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