The Indian Army and Assam Police have launched their "biggest operation" against Bodo militant outfit NDFB, particularly in places close to the international border with Bhutan, a top police official said on Saturday.
Seven more suspected militants, who were part of the Hizbul Mujahideen sleeper cell allegedly headed by a UK-based Kashmiri physiotherapist, were arrested on Tuesday during raids at several places in Srinagar city and neighbouring Budgam district of the valley.
A special breed of sniffer dog, a member of 'Operation DOGA' sanitisation exercise, on Saturday detected an improvised bomb planted by security agencies near the venue of the International Yoga Day celebrations at Rajpath here as part of mock security drill.
Three personnel, including a commandant, of CRPF's CoBRA unit, were on Monday injured when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) they were defusing went off in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district.
Security agencies dealing with the menace of IEDs and similar local bombs, which claimed 75 lives in the country last year, are still "groping" to obtain suitable gadgets and machines to detect their presence and triggering mechanisms, a top security official today said.