Powerful IED recovered in Assam

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Assam
Rangiya (Assam), Aug 13: A powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was recovered by security forces in Assam's Kamrup (Rural) district today, official sources said.

Acting on a tip-off, personnel of the Army's Punjab Regiment recovered the bomb, weighing over two kilograms, from Puthimari Nagaon village.

The bomb was kept behind the house of a poor farmer. It was later defused by bomb experts.

Meanwhile, security has been beefed up in the state following intelligence reports of ULFA's anti-talk faction planning to create disturbances in the run-up to the Independence Day.

PTI

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