Three powerful bombs recovered in Assam, one arrested

Guwahati: Three powerful bombs were recovered and a person arrested in this connection on Wednesday in Assam's Goalpara district, police sources said here.

The bombs were recovered from a person carrying it in a bag during routine search operation from Lakhipur area of the district.

The person, identified as Nurul Amin, was arrested by the police, sources said.

The police have stepped up security measures and intensified search operations throughout the state following intelligence reports that militant outfits, particularly the banned ULFA and NDFB, were planning to strike in different parts of the state in the run-up to the Independence Day, sources added.

Bureau Report