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Powerful IED recovered in Assam

A powerful improvised explosive device was recovered under a road culvert near Orang National Park here in Sonitpur district, police said today.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Orang
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2011 03:43 PM IST

A powerful improvised explosive device was recovered under a road culvert near Orang National Park here in Sonitpur district, police said today.

The bomb kept inside a gunny bag near National Highway 51 was detected by local villagers this morning who informed the police, they said.

Army bomb disposal squad rushed to the spot, between Orang and Dhekiajuli, police said adding the highway was closed for a few hours till the bomb was removed from the area.

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