Three IEDs recovered on I-Day eve in Assam

Last Updated: Saturday, August 14, 2010 - 21:31

Guwahati: Three powerful IEDs were recovered
from two districts of Assam during search operations by
security forces on the eve of Independence Day, police said.

Two IEDs were recovered from Bidyapara in Golaghat
district. It was later defused, they said.
In another incident, patrolling army troops recovered an
IED from Kokrajhar district.

Meanwhile, a security alert has been sounded throughout
the state and security beefed up following Independence Day
boycott call by militant outfits, including the ULFA and NDFB.
A multi-layered security cover has been arranged in all
district and sub-divisional headquarters to ensure that the
official function of Independence Day is held smoothly, police
said.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, August 14, 2010 - 21:31
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