RDX, ammonium nitrate used in IED defused in Delhi's Old Seemapuri: NSG

Updated on Feb 17, 2022 11:34 PM IST

The NSG team has been informed about the suspicious bag near Old Seemapuri in Delhi.

Delhi Police personnel present at the spot where an IED was found in a bag recovered in Delhi's Old Seemapuri area(ANI)
Delhi Police personnel present at the spot where an IED was found in a bag recovered in Delhi's Old Seemapuri area(ANI)
By | Written by Aryan Prakash, New Delhi

An improvised explosive device (IED) was detected in the suspicious bag from a house in Old Seemapuri area of Delhi, news agency ANI reported. 

A timer device with ammonium nitrate and RDX was used in the IED recovered from the house. The IED weighing approximately 2.5-3 kgs was later defused by the bomb disposal squad, the National Security Guards told ANI. 

Earlier in the evening, the Delhi Police Special Cell investigating the case pertaining to recovery of IED in Ghazipur border last month received a tipoff about a house in Old Seemapuri. 

When the probe team reached the spot, the house was closed and a suspicious bag was found on the road. The fire department and National Security Guard (NSG) were informed to rush to the spot.

On January 14, an unclaimed bag was recovered in front of Gate No 1 of Ghazipur Mandi, Delhi. An IED was found inside the bag which was later diffused by NSG. 

The Delhi Police probe had revealed that the IED found in Ghazipur was part of the 24-bomb consignment sent from across the border either through land or sea route by the Pakistani deep state to the terrorists.

(With ANI inputs)

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