The death toll in the IED blast triggered by insurgents in Meghalaya has risen to three with one more policeman succumbing to his injuries Saturday, while another IED was recovered and defused by a bomb disposal squad, police said.
The bomb that exploded in Pune last week was made by mixing ammonium nitrate with potassium chlorate and small ball bearings were used as shrapnels to inflict injuries, but there was no gelatin or RDX in it, Maharashtra ATS said.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh today called up Manipur Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh after a blast killed two persons in the state and asked him to ensure that the culprits involved in it do not go scot free.
A CRPF trooper, who was injured when a landmine planted by Maoists in Bihar`s Aurangabad district went off while being defused and seen on TV pleading for his life, is alive, CRPF chief Dilip Trivedi on Tuesday said.
A day ahead of the Assembly Elections in Chhattisgarh, Naxals in the Maoist-hit Rajnandgaon district here triggered an improvised explosive device (IED) blast rocked the Aundhi village here on Sunday evening.
Nine Meghalaya Police personnel had a close shave Tuesday when suspected Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels triggered a blast on their convoy`s route in the East Garo Hills district, police said.