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Three powerful IEDs recovered

A major disaster was averted on Sunday when three powerful Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) were defused from the busy Vehbari area in Assam's Kamrup (Rural) district.

india Updated: Aug 02, 2011 09:10 IST
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A major disaster was averted on Sunday when three powerful Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) were defused from the busy Vehbari area in Assam's Kamrup (Rural) district.

Police said the three explosives were detected during a joint patrol by the Army and police at Vehbari near Bagsa.

The Army's bomb defusal squad defused the IEDs.

One Mustafa Ali has been detained in this connection.

Investigations are on to ascertain who had planted the explosives in the busy market area.

First Published: Jul 31, 2011 11:54 IST