Two arrested with powerful explosives in West Bengal

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Malda (West Bengal), July 25 (ANI): Police personnel recovered four Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) from two youths in West Bengal's Malda District.

Reportedly, the four IEDs, each 5/8 inches of size and wired with battery were recovered from them on Friday after intercepting a car in which the young men were travelling.

The IEDs were capable of blowing a vehicle.

Later, the bomb disposal squad defused the explosives from the grounds of the Police Lines Sports Club.

"We got four IEDs, apparently it seems to be IED, with remote control facilities. Now, these boys are being subjected to interrogations," said Satyabroto Bhattacharjee, Superintendent of Police.

The arrested youngsters led the police to a village named Kalichak near Sujapur, about 10 kilometres from Bangladesh border, to find more possible explosives.

Consequently, police recovered four more explosives from Sujapur area and these are also suspected to be IEDs.

Identities of the both are yet to be disclosed by the police due to security reasons. (ANI)

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