Policeman killed while defusing bomb in West Bengal

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 12:55

Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) A member of a bomb disposal squad was killed and two others were injured when an explosive device blew up while they were defusing it in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district, police said Thursday.

The incident took place barely a week after seven people were injured when a bomb exploded inside a Bhutan-bound bus in nearby Barobhisa area in the same district Aug 18.

The explosive device was recovered Thursday from West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district.

"A police officer has been killed and two others injured while trying to defuse the explosive device," an official said.

The explosive along with timers was kept on a cycle in Chowpothi in Alipurduar sub-division early Thursday.

"We suspect the involvement of KLO (Kamtapur Liberation Organisation)," said Alipurduar sub-divisional police officer Biswachand Thakur.

No arrest has been made yet.
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) A member of a bomb disposal squad was killed and two others were injured when an explosive device blew up while they were defusing it in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district, police said Thursday.

The incident took place barely a week after seven people were injured when a bomb exploded inside a Bhutan-bound bus in nearby Barobhisa area in the same district Aug 18.

The explosive device was recovered Thursday from West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district.

"A police officer has been killed and two others injured while trying to defuse the explosive device," an official said.

The explosive along with timers was kept on a cycle in Chowpothi in Alipurduar sub-division early Thursday.

"We suspect the involvement of KLO (Kamtapur Liberation Organisation)," said Alipurduar sub-divisional police officer Biswachand Thakur.

No arrest has been made yet.
The explosive along with timers was kept on a cycle in Chowpothi in Alipurduar sub-division early Thursday.

"We suspect the involvement of KLO (Kamtapur Liberation Organisation)," said Alipurduar sub-divisional police officer Biswachand Thakur.

No arrest has been made yet.

IANS



First Published: Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 11:21

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